Re: We're not the only district hurting financially
- here is the link to the article regarding Mt. Diablo's funding cuts
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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