LEXINGTON COUNTY, SC — Lexington 2 will add 17 new teachers to its classrooms this fall under a spending plan approved by the school board Thursday.
Its a start on trying to bring down student-teacher ratios that increased in recent years when state aid forced teacher layoffs, superintendent Venus Holland said.
The plan also provides 3 percent increases for the districts 1,200 employees. There is no tax hike.
Lexington 2s schools are in Cayce, Springdale, West Columbia, Pine Ridge and South Congaree.