The Ridgefield Board of Education has made revisions to the proposed budget for the coming fiscal year in response to a 1.1 percent reduction from the Board of Finance. The spending plan is still 2.35 percent more than the current year. The new proposed school budget is $102.3 million . Some savings were found in health insurance expenses, along with other insurance reductions. Employee benefits also are lower than anticipated. Negotiations are underway on workers’ compensation and liability insurance costs. The referendum is set for May 11th.