Calif. District Considers Cuts to Summer School, Buses, Jobs

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Thursday, February 14, 2013

Summer school would be an independent study program with online classes under a plan to reduce expenses considered Tuesday by the Shasta Union High School District Board of Trustees.

The board also is looking at eliminating three full-time teaching positions, which would be on top of five teaching jobs that the district already was planning not to fill. Classified positions could be reduced or eliminated by $100,000.

The board continued discussion of the list of possible cuts that began last month, but took no action.

The goal is to come up with $2.5 million in reductions. The district, which has a $44 million budget, is in its second year of deficit spending and expects to spend $2.9 million more than takes in this year.

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