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KPBSD site councils weigh-in on cutting costs

...sent responses. Protecting the pupil teacher ratio was the highest reported...schools in the district), if the pupil teacher ratio is raised, then programs...School suggested increasing the pupil teacher ratio to cut spending. Soldotna...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-10-23-1
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KPBSD seeks budget input

...expects to face a deficit, but Jones said the administration is unsure how large the deficit will be.By changing the pupil-teacher ratio to cut staff and using health care fund balance, the administration reduced an $8.2 million deficit to a...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-10-08/kpbsd-seeks-budget-input
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Now is the time to weigh in on school spending

...that a budget deficit meant that something, somewhere would have to be cut. Last year, administrators raised the pupil-teacher ratio to cut staff and used money from the health care fund balance to reduce what started as an $8.2 million deficit...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-10-11/now-is-the-time-to-weigh-in-on-sc
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School budgets being cut statewide

...expecting to cut about $3.5 million - or 2.38 percent - from an operating fund of approximately $147 million. The pupil-teacher ratio is being increased by 0.5 district-wide to help alleviate some of the financial burden, he added."If...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-12-22/school-budgets-being-cut-statewide
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$9 million for district

...mode.? The district?s preliminary budget for the 2007-08 school year called for an increase of four in the pupil:teacher ratio (PTR). The budget included a reduction of 75 teachers, 15 due to declining enrollment and the other...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/052407/news_0524new001.shtml
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School board to OK budget

...s declining enrollment and 60 due to budget constraints. Cutting teachers also means an increase of four in the pupil:teacher ratio. ?Ideally, legislative action will allow reinstatement of staffing formulas to current levels and review...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/040207/news_0402new002.shtml
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Lack of funding hurting schools

...inadequate to non-existent. Pupil-teacher ratios are too high. Mandates...wages and benefits, manageable pupil-teacher ratios, working equipment and...wages, adequate material, lower pupil-teacher ratios and funded mandates...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/121401/ope_1214010013.shtml
Opinion
District faces loss of 75 teachers

...declining enrollment, and another 60 positions due to budget constraints, a move that would increase the district?s pupil:teacher ratio by four. Douglas prefaced her comments during Monday?s work session by telling board members the budget...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/011707/news_0117new001.shtml
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Teacher cut devastating

...two grade levels in a classroom. Even though Moose Pass School?s enrollment narrowly exceeds the district?s pupil-teacher ratio (PTR) for one teacher, we are still slated for only one teacher for the coming school year. This problem...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/031407/letters_20070314003.shtml
Letters
School board to scrutinize student volunteerism

...His report shows the number of teachers and students in each school in the district, the pupil-teacher ratio in each school, the average pupil-teacher ratio by geographic area within the district and the number of class sections with various...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/110507/news_3330.shtml
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