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Carey outlines borough budget: Mayor calls for mill rate reduction, changes in way schools are funded

...greatly increasing the last few years, there's $9 million more that they've been holding on to," Carey said. Melody Douglas, chief financial officer for the district, said that presently the district has $19 million in its general fund...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/040309/new_283778322.shtml
School board hears about AYP: District misses mark for first time in 3 years

...showing improved proficiency in reading, writing and math. Fund balance While budget time is still a long way off, Melody Douglas, chief financial officer for the district, addressed the board on the current state of the fund balance. Douglas...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/091609/new_493113029.shtml
Marilyn Pawluk: KPC classes should be in curriculum

...131 Million, leaving an excess of $8 Million. KPBSD is actually in a surplus mode, not a deficit mode. Per Melody Douglas, the June 2009 report will be presented to the School Board on October 19th.

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/092909/pol_498111000.shtml
School board meets to beat

...already been funded and construction is slated to begin next spring. The board also was told by Chief Financial Officer Melody Douglas that for the first time, district enrollment will be below 9,000, according to a fiscal year 2009 projection...

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School enrollments continue their slide

...shortfall is likely to cause budget reductions for the rest of this school year and lead to staffing cuts for next year. Melody Douglas, the district's chief financial officer, said the enrollment drop will cost the district money during the rest...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/110101/sch_110101new0030001.shtml
Schools
District faces loss of 75 teachers

...frightening scenario,? said board member Sammy Crawford in her remarks at the conclusion of the board meeting. Melody Douglas, the district?s financial officer, walked the board through the initial draft of the fiscal year 2008 budget...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/011707/news_0117new001.shtml
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School district works on budget

...school district has built it's budget based on the governor's recommendation which includes more funding," said Melody Douglas, chief financial officer for the district. "This isn't guaranteed because it has to go through the legislative...

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State this wealthy can provide for students, schools

...School District is looking at cutting 75 teachers. After years and years of cuts and making do with less and less, Melody Douglas, the district?s chief financial officer, says there are no more rabbits to pull out of the district?s budget...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/020907/oped_0209ope001.shtml
Opinion
Dollars don?t make sense

...Elementary School. Photo by M. Scott Moon During a school budget forum at Kenai Central High School in January, Melody Douglas, the district?s chief financial officer, said she had no more rabbits she could pull out of a hat to make the bleak...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/051307/news_0513new003.shtml
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State funding inequities leaves district shortchanged

...about $6 million to the peninsula, according to Melody Douglas, chief finance office for the school district. Other...director of the Division of School Finance, and Melody Douglas, chief finance officer for the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District...

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