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School district projects early FY17 deficit

...likely be made in those areas."To be clear, we do not recommend to reduce the deficit purely by raising the PTR (pupil-teacher ratio)," said Superintendent Sean Dusek.Dusek told the board that administrators will start coming to them with...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-11-03/school-district-projects-early-fy17-
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School district hosts first budget meetings with the public

...operations, reducing utility budgets and increasing the pupil-teacher ratio at the secondary level, the school district...say, the school district chooses to increase the pupil-teacher ratio next year, that may mean French, for example...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-10-19/school-district-hosts-first-budget-m
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School board candidates anticipate budget challenges

...to learn." Both Downing and Navarre said the school district is one of the highest achieving in the state. The pupil-teacher ratio in local classrooms is low, graduation rates are increasing (now at nearly 82 percent, higher than the national...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-10-03/school-board-candidates-anticipate-b
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School board goals focus on uncertain future

...Staffing is a subject likely to come up in future budget considerations, Hilts said. The formula that determines the pupil-teacher ratio for different schools could potentially use reworking, she said. "We have to understand implications of cutting...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-07-15/board-goals-address-uncertain-future
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School district budget cycle has begun

...able to renew all existing tenured and non-tenured contracts for the upcoming year, Erkeneff said. However, the pupil-teacher ratio was raised by .5 to 1:25 at the secondary level, which saved $350,000, according to a March 31 budget...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-07-14/school-district-budget-cycle-has-beg
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With state budget passed, school district knows final deficit

...budget would have been $167 million. Cuts to existing programs and services totaled nearly $1.8 million. The pupil-teacher ratio was also increased.If the worst-case scenario - a $6.1 million deficit - had been realized, going into...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-06-13/with-state-budget-passed-school-dist
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School district waits on final numbers

...said."We want the best and the brightest," Kircher said. "We have to hope no one else snatches them up."The pupil-teacher ratio at the secondary level, grades 7-12 will increase, but educators will be shifted around, not let go, Erkeneff...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-22/school-district-waits-on-final-numbe
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School board signs off on budget

...positions with the secondary level pupil-teacher ratio change was absorbed through...posted online and open."The pupil:teacher ratio at the secondary level...district-wide and changing the pupil;teacher ratio.Hohl said she would rather...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-06/school-board-signs-off-on-budget
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School district prepares for high deficit spending

...of Education approved cuts to existing programs and services, about $1.8 million in total. It also raised the pupil-teacher ratio, which is a pattern that is likely to continue, said Assistant Superintendent Dave Jones."I think it's...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-09/school-district-prepares-for-high-de
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KPBSD deals with larger classes

...class size, meaning a higher pupil-teacher ratio. Interim Superintendent...councils reported protecting the pupil teacher ratio as the highest priority...schools in the district), if the pupil teacher ratio is raised, then programs...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-01-04/class-sizes-larger-through-out-schoo
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