2011-2013 School Budget & Education Issues Thread
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Kittery school layoffs on the table
Town Council demanding no budget increase
By Deborah Mcdermott
November 30, 2010 2:00 AM
KITTERY, Maine — Upcoming budget talks will prove challenging for the Kittery School Committee as it deals with a Town Council request for a zero percent increase in fiscal year 2012, which could trigger layoffs. ...
... With most of the costs of running the school system tied up in personnel, "you have to cut from somewhere," she added.
I don't know about Kittery, but at least 80% of our own district budget is salaries and benefits.