Furloughs, budget cuts in Richmond schools

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RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - More problems for the Richmond school district--furloughs and more budget cuts are now on the table.

The Times-Dispatch reports superintendent Yvonne Brandon is asking for two furlough days for employees and getting rid of 13 positions because of the cuts in state funding.

This is all part of her budget plan for next school year. The proposal also calls for no pay raises.

School leaders are hoping to avoid layoffs by getting rid of vacant spots.

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