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Re: We're not the only district hurting financially

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  • c slamon
    here is the link to the article regarding Mt. Diablo s funding cuts http://www.contracostatimes.com/education/ci_13239662?nclick_check=1 ... [Non-text portions
    Message 1 of 2 , Aug 31, 2009
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      here is the link to the article regarding Mt. Diablo's funding cuts
      http://www.contracostatimes.com/education/ci_13239662?nclick_check=1

      On Sun, Aug 30, 2009 at 12:14 PM, c slamon <cslamon@...> wrote:

      > There is a very interesting article in today's Contra Costa Times - Schools
      > fear lack of resources may spur unruliness. This article is regarding the
      > Mt. Diablo school district. (It does not seem to be online yet or I would
      > post the link).
      > Here is the partial list of cuts that Mt. Diablo has suffered:
      > Teacher peer assistance and review funds cut by $113,500
      > 10 vice principals eliminated
      > Nine middle and high school librarians eliminated
      > Five beginning teacher coaches eliminated; support cut by $100,000
      > Class sizes raised from 20 students to 31 in grades 1 to 3 (I think our
      > district raise it's sizes to 24 in k, 20 in grades 1 & 2 and 28 in grade 3)
      > Class sizes raised from 20 students to 33 in ninth grade English
      > Class sizes raised from 20 students to 37 in ninth grade math.
      > Schools seeking parent donations; after-school sports are self-funded
      > (parents must pay for their kids to play sports).
      >
      > I will post the link as soon as it is up.
      >
      >


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