Wednesday, March 23, 2016

"We're not talking about 'nice to have,' we're talking about essential components."

School Business Administrator Miriam Goodman said the budget would see a decrease of seven full-time educators and three full-time assistants.
"We're anticipating these reductions will come through retirements and attrition," she said. "We're not looking at a reduction in force." 
Superintendent Maureen Sabolinski said the matter was the result of declining enrollment, particularly at the elementary level. 
"It's a national trend, and we'll continue to watch that," she said. "We have not yet had kindergarten registration - that happens in a few weeks - so we'll see what that enrollment shows."

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screen grab of presentation from broadcast
screen grab of presentation from broadcast

The full budget proposal presentation document can be found here

The Franklin Matters reporting on the portion of the meeting participated can be found here

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