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School district hosts first budget meetings with the public

...crowdsourcing for a second year to assist with budget development. Superintendent Sean Dusek and Assistant Superintendent Dave Jones held a crash course on the sources and uses of available funds for the fiscal year 2017, broadcast with Microsoft Lync...
School district projects early FY17 deficit

...The shortfall is equivalent to roughly 54 full-time teaching positions.Assistant Superintendent of Instruction Dave Jones presented the preliminary numbers in a worksession Tuesday to the Board of Education. Jones called the early estimate...
KPBSD schools "Drop, Cover and Hold On" during Great AK Shake Out

...minimize the danger to our students, staff and community," said Assistant Superintendent of Instructional Support, Dave Jones. At Redoubt Elementary, Darilynn Caston's kindergarten class preformed the drill flawlessly. "We practice all year...
School board reorganizes She was not sworn with Navarre and Anderson at the start of the session.Assistant Superintendent of Instruction Dave Jones said there were concerns about Downing voting for the four positions, so she was sworn in over the phone.- Kelly Sullivan
Board of education raises temporary employee wages

...on the schedule is in response to state-mandated minimum wage hikes, said Assistant Superintendent of Instruction Dave Jones.Jones said the activity bus driver position rate is slated to increase to from $17.50 to $19.50, for example...
School district enrollment down, funding at risk

...nearly $1 million cut to expected local and state funding for the 2015?2016 school year. Assistant Superintendent Dave Jones discussed a one-day snapshot from the school district's annual 10-Day count of full- and part-time student enrollment...
School district examines revenue options

...students than were projected to be enrolled for the 2015?2016 school year. Assistant Superintendent of Instruction Dave Jones presented findings from an analysis of meal costs, building use fees, pool and auditorium use fees and student activity...
School district budget cycle has begun

...District is starting the budget process four months early for the 2016-2017 school year. Assistant Superintendent Dave Jones is asking program directors to begin reviewing department expenditures and potential internal cuts.The concern is how...
School board considers fund balance minimum

...balance for the first time. A 3 percent bottom has been proposed for inclusion in board policy. Assistant Superintendent Dave Jones said the decision to establish a minimum is in response to moves made by the state during the legislative session in...
Board approves increase in electricity budget

...Board member Dan Castimore was concerned about the dramatic differential between school costs.Assistant Superintendent Dave Jones said Kenai Peninsula Borough School District administration is looking into why Skyview's increase was so high, which...


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