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Posted: Wednesday, February 24, 2010 12:00 am

To save money, trustees of the Galt Joint Unified School District took the first step Monday in eliminating the equivalent of 14.4 certificated positions for the 2010-11 school year.

After two hours of discussion, the 5-0 vote to meet a state deadline was made. However, the positions could be reinstated if the district decides to make other cuts, or unions vote on concessions before the budget is approved. That is scheduled for June.

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3 comments:

  • posted at 1:54 pm on Sat, Feb 27, 2010.

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    I’m a student at GHS. I was at said meeting. I watched as a chunk of my life, the drama program, was killed.Journey-More UCs accept German speakers than Spanish.Most drama students have situations and would not be able to participate in any sort of extra-curricular if it was not school funded.The school board is there to serve the students. They are denying students education, and worrying about money. FurthermoreAG had had no cuts made against them VAPA was going to have a 90% budget cut to pay for an AG building. Ag remained untouched.36,000 dollars was swept from VAPA. Ag mysteriously got money to pay for SUVs.2% of CA jobs are agriculture. 48% are shop related yet Shop is being cut. AG has had not even a class reduction.I agree with Pal. Audrey Kilpatrick earns $127,915/year. Where are the cut in the salary of the school board, or in the principals and AG teachers who earn 100K a year. (For a reference, here’s where I’m getting some of my figures http://www.lodinews.com/articles/2010/01/11/news/3_galt_salaries_100111.txtI would be understanding but...I just don't understand.

     
  • posted at 3:11 am on Wed, Feb 24, 2010.

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    pal......you do need Spanish in the US but not German, French, Japanese, etc. Music, art, drama, and athletics can also be done outside the school setting. That's what parents are for. If the schools would just stick with the 3-R program we'll all be better off.

     
  • posted at 2:15 am on Wed, Feb 24, 2010.

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    Ok come on, we need to keep teachers. Lay off admin assistance, why cant 1 principle be over 2 schools if each school has a vice principle. Lay off employees at the school district office. Our kids need the additional classes taught by those teachers. Did you all not hear that there was a big job fair for Teletech who wants to higher a lot of people but the requirement was they have to be bilingual. I guess I should have raised my kids in Mexico instead of America.As for approval of 1 library clerk at Galt high. Why could we not have asked for student volunteers, like a teachers aide but in this case a library aide. As long as they have one official Librarian.

     
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