School system spends $34 million more than budgeted

DeKalb spent $808.6 million in fiscal year 2012, according to the June financial report released by the school system this week. That compares with the $774.6 million budget set by the school board last year.

Over the summer, officials predicted that an overage of tens of millions of dollars would occur for fiscal 2012. However, they didn't have an actual figure until they closed the books on June.

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