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Budget options anger Scotia-Glenville teachers, still pose tax spike

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The Scotia-Glenville Teachers Association this week blasted Superintendent Susan Swartz for suggesting a hard pay freeze for the 2013-2014 school year to save jobs as the Board of Education considers submitting a budget that exceeds the property tax cap. The district has been trying to trim roughly $1.3 million from its proposed spending plan to get below the district’s 4.5 percent tax levy cap. Maintaining all the programs and staff in this year’s budget would ...

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March 28, 2013
6:18 a.m.

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How about reducing the salary of the person responsible for a change? You will never get a tax increase that high past the voters, who will not see pay increases anywhere near that figure. Poor administratorship equals pay cut.