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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Greater Clark County Schools said it can save more than $600,000 by making changes to its art programs.

District officials laid out a plan during a Tuesday board meeting to do away with certified art teachers by replacing them with "classified specialists." These specialists would not have to be licensed and would make roughly $17 an hour.

The district believes this will free up money in the education fund to buy equipment, instruments and other supplies.

The board still has to approve the plan and a vote is expected in January.

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