The Up-Island Regional School District holds its public hearing on the 2024 operating budget Thursday, with a roughly 5.6 per cent increase over the current fiscal year.
Enrollment has been on the rise at the Chilmark School, which is on its way to running out of space for the private, nonprofit Chilmark Preschool that shares its campus.
The West Tisbury School will open a summer session in July for students who have fallen behind on their learning during the pandemic.
After weeks of wrestling over its unusually large excess and deficiency fund, the up-Island regional school district committee approved a nearly $14 million budget for the coming fiscal year late Thursday


The up-Island and Tisbury School committees voted this week to authorize their share of the funding for a school-wide testing program, just as the first Covid-19 cases have been identified in the school system.

The up-Island school committee voted Tuesday to approve a plan to bring all students at the Chilmark and West Tisbury schools back to the classroom five days a week.