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The $856.3 million budget approved Thursday includes 5 furlough days and 182 teacher cuts through attrition.
"You're going to destroy the county if you don't fix the problem," educators told school board members Wednesday.
The public is invited to comment on the tentative fiscal year 2014 budget.
The school board has received two possible options as it moves closer to adopting the fiscal year 2014 budget.
Marietta City and Cobb County Schools fared well in the College and Career Ready Performance Index, which replaces Adequate Yearly Progress reports.
Additional changes have been proposed to the $894 million budget approved by a 4-3 vote Monday.
The Cobb Board of Education voted Thursday to spend $1 million to install the devices in high schools.
Opposition to Common Core curriculum standards resulted in 4-3 votes against new texts starting with the 2013-14 academic year.
Tentative approval of the fiscal year 2014 budget has been pushed back to next Monday.
But school board members remain divided over how to balance the numbers for fiscal year 2014.
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