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School facing a budget crunch
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Posted on May 21 2010, 8:42am by Mark Esper in Local News category
But no teaching positions to be cut in proposed spending plan.
Silverton second and third graders at the school's Passages ceremony on May 19.
The Silverton school district is struggling to hold its own amid dwindling state funding and rising costs, said School Superintendent Kim White, but she expressed confidence that academic programs won’t face unacceptable losses.
“Our operating budget is exceedingly stressed at the moment,” White said. “That’s completely separate from the building project — that has no impact on the academic budget.”
The school board is scheduled to adopt a 2010-11 budget at its June 8 meeting.
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