Although the details are too complex to enumerate here, look for some major personnel cuts at the Boise School District–both in certified teachers and classified staff.
Here is an excerpt of a memo sent to employees Wednesday:
“Based on current revenue projections and our recent history of declining enrollment, the Boise District will be forced to significantly reduce expenses for the 2009-10 school year, perhaps as much as $10 million. Though we are examining every District program, and attempting to find savings in supplies, materials, and other resources, 86% of District expenditures are in personnel. It stands to reason, then, that the bulk of the reductions made will need to be in the area of administrative, certified, and classified staff.”
We have heard that pink slips will be going out early next week to those generally hired new this year.
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