Tuesday, December 8, 2009

Budget Discussion Tonight

At tonight's Board of Education Meeting our school board members will be discussing significant reductions to the MDUSD budget. The proposed reductions amount to over $17 million and are are intended to close the revenue gap caused by the continuing California budget crisis. Please note that this agenda item is marked for discussion only. The board expects to be voting on it in January.The proposed reductions include:
  • reducing $1 million dollars per year from special education and eliminating all special education services not mandated by law or IEP.
  • reducing librarians for middle and high schools
  • closing schools starting August of 2011
View the proposed budget reduction list HERE.
View the BOE agenda HERE.
Read the Contra Costa Times article HERE.
Read the MDUSD Parent blog post HERE
Read BOE President, Gary Eberhart's post on the California budget HERE.
View the BOE meeting ONLINE.



MDUSD Board of Education Meeting
Tuesday, December 8 at
7:30pm in the
District Office Board Room



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