The School Committee tonight will vote to pass the district’s $56.95 million budget, which includes a balance of job cuts and new hires.
Next fiscal year’s budget, up 2.43 percent over this year, accounts for larger high school and middle school class sizes and declining elementary school enrollment.
The district is expected to hire five teachers — four at two of its middle schools and one at the high school — to improve class sizes. On the other hand, it will cut five teacher positions from its elementary schools in response to a decrease in enrollment.Continue reading the article here
The agenda for the School Committee meeting can be found here
Note: there is one inaccurate statement in the MDN article. The meeting is scheduled for the 3rd floor training room. There are no training rooms on the 2rd Floor of the Municipal Building.