Erie School board considers making big cuts and a small tax increase

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Erie School Board met to discuss a financial recovery plan. 
 
The state required Erie School District to come up with a plan after being placed on financial watch. 
 
This is just a preliminary plan, but it does include a small tax increase. 
 
The school board is considering raising sales tax by 1% in Erie County. 
 
The School board also discussed closing down two high schools and three middle schools. 
 
The final plan will be submitted to Harrisburg in December. 

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