Cobb school board approves $1B budget: Employees t...
by Philip Clements
12:24 AM, Friday, May 29
MARIETTA — The Cobb school board on Thursday unanimously adopted Superintendent Chris Ragsdale’s $1 billion budget, which includes a 4 percent raise for all employees, funding for at least 100 new teachers and no furlough days or tax hikes. The bo...

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