The Knox School took “reduction in force” action Monday night, giving notice to five employees. Before the action Kindra Hunt, president of the Knox Federation of Teachers, gave a presentation asking the board to review and reconsider the “rif” decision. Continue reading
Culver Community School Superintendent, Brad Schuldt
The Culver School Board is looking for way to bridge a $500,000 deficit during the next school year. Superintendent Brad Schuldt says the shortfall is a result of cuts in state funding. He said that might be offset by retirements or people leaving for other reasons. The school board passed a resolution this week to set the target expenditure at $500,000. They also passed a resolution stating they will not offer retirement incentives this year. Of the corporation’s 78 teachers, Schuldt says between 10 and 15 are eligible for retirement. If additional reductions in force are necessary, state law requires the school corporation to notify targeted teachers between May 1 and July 1.
The West Central School Board members discussed Reduction in Force efforts at their recent meeting. Superintendent Charles Mellon said it’s not as bad as they had initially thought.
The West Central School Board discussed a possible reduction in force at their meeting Thursday night. Superintendent Charles Mellon says that due to the projected decrease in enrollment and revenue, the Board may need to cut staff.