The Daily Gazette
The Locally Owned Voice Of The Capital Region

Programs may be budget casualties at Burnt Hills schools

Text Size: A | A

Bigger class sizes, some sports reductions, fewer students in vocational programs and no GED program are some of the cuts students in Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake schools could see next year, depending on how the next several weeks of budget deliberations go. District officials are considering deep reductions to avoid an otherwise projected 10.84 percent tax increase. If they kept the 2011-12 budget at $53.4 million, the same figure that the district approved for this year, ...

You Must or Subscribe to Continue
subscribe to the Daily Gazette
Individual stories can be found and purchased from our Archives for $2.00

Enjoy this story? Share it!



March 4, 2011
9:33 a.m.

[ Flag Post ]

It is refreshing to see all the Districts taking on these cost cutting measures similar to those in private industry.
Feedback: Can the superintendent freeze any of the salaries?
Can they look deeper into maintenance and transportation? While it may not be popular, can contracting work out be looked at as an aid to certain situations?