Legislative Agenda for PTA Meeting – Feb. 11

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At this week’s PTA Meeting along with the many topics we’re covering, we will discussing and voting on whether or not to endorse as a PTA the proposal to amend Policy 6010: School Funding Model

Proposal to Amend Policy 6010: School Funding Model
Proposal:   We propose the school board amend policy 6010: School Funding Model to prevent mid-year classroom shuffling and staff reassignment caused by enrollment overestimation.
Current: 6. Align staff adjustments with changing student populations and school level administrative duties;
Proposed change: 6. Align staff adjustments with changing student populations and school level administrative duties, with adjustments related to enrollment overestimation completed outside of the school year;
Objectives: Eliminate the disruption to the teachers, students, faculty, parents, and the rest of the school community caused by reshuffling classrooms after the school year has begun. We believe that this practice of balancing the budget by doing a head-count on October 1st and then calculating the discrepancy between projected income and actual income:
* Represents false economy
* Incurs profound loss of instructional time
* Dampens staff and student morale
* Injures the credibility of the school administration.
* Disproportionately affects transitional populations
* Contradicts much of the district’s work to accurately project staffing needs

See Full Electronic Proposal Here

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