Administrators: Budget Looks to Curri...

Administrators: Budget Looks to Curriculum, Technology Improvements

There are 1 comment on the Patch.com story from Mar 31, 2011, titled Administrators: Budget Looks to Curriculum, Technology Improvements. In it, Patch.com reports that:

Though initially proposed with the possibility of privatizing about 270 positions, the district's final budget reflects the $3 million in contract concessions from the Hillsborough Education Association and Board of Education contract-and the money saved will go directly toward instructional materials, staff training and other areas, administrators ...

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Bob

Abington, PA

#1 Apr 1, 2011
I'm not sure I can support school budget that increases taxes to the full 2% cap on top of an increase in state aid. Do we really need $3,940,351 in Improvement of Instructional Services? That is ~$1.8 Million more than last year. This is not about teachers or non teaching staff. It is about spending on nice to have things. Do I as a parent really need instant access to my kids math test score? Do all 300 classrooms really Need a new $3000.00 projector this year?

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