Kanawha County's request was one of nine denied in this year's round of funding for major projects.
Of the projects that did receive funding, the largest was in Pendleton County, which was granted $9.8 million for a new elementary school. Harrison County's request also was fully funded at $8.2 million, which will help build a new middle school.
Boone, Cabell, Wood, Webster, Ritchie, Lewis and Mason counties also received funding Monday.
Kanawha County has taken flak from the authority in the past for its handling of finances. In September, board member Tom Lange said it was irresponsible of the county to cap its excess levy - the extra property tax that can garner millions of dollars in funding for school systems.
The school board voted last year to put a flat cap on the amount of money it could take from voters over the next five years in the name of tax relief for the public. That decision, along with other factors, is ushering the school system toward an impending deficit and forcing it to reevaluate the cap.
The school board voted last week to consider taking another tax proposal to voters. They'll consider that measure in the coming weeks before it comes to a vote.
And Deurring said Monday that the authority has been very generous in its consideration of Kanawha County Schools projects. The county is currently at work on several projects that received state funding, including the $22 million Edgewood Elementary School, which received a little less than $10 million from the authority.
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