Columbian: VPS plans cuts to cover $8 million deficit
We have great news to share! The latest budget recommendation to the Vancouver School District no longer suggests cuts to counselors, teachers, and media clerks thanks to all of us who organized together to protect students and living wage jobs in our community! Together, we can find solutions to tough situations.
“Vancouver Public Schools unveiled its final slate of proposed budget cuts but warned its budget is likely unsustainable without new revenue.
The 23,000-student school district on Friday announced it is facing an $8 million budget deficit after an injection of new state money. That’s down from the $16.8 million projected earlier this year. The district is receiving new state money due to the 2019-2021 state budget, including $6.5 million in one-time funding secured by Sen. Annette Cleveland, D-Vancouver.”
Read the full Columbian article here: https://www.columbian.com/news/2019/may/24/vps-plans-cuts-to-cover-8-million-deficit/