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Lodi Unified School District trustees approve $211 million budget plan

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Posted: Wednesday, June 22, 2011 12:00 am | Updated: 10:02 am, Thu Jun 23, 2011.

Lodi Unified School District trustees approved the district's $211 million financial plan for the 2011-12 school year on Tuesday. It is the third consecutive budget year the district has faced unprecedented program and personnel cuts as well as ongoing swelling class sizes.

"It looks like a budget everybody can live with. Everyone worked together on it," board president George Neely said following the meeting. "It was kind of a leap of faith since we don't have a state budget yet."

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  • Darrell Baumbach posted at 6:12 am on Thu, Jun 23, 2011.

    Darrell Baumbach Posts: 9405

    However, 14 bilingual translators, many of whom spoke out against cuts at the last school board meeting, were saved from the chopping block due to board inaction, according to Neely.


    "Due to board inaction"... interesting that the district is comfortable with opperating at a 19 million deficit yet increase expense because of board behavior. What will happen if the state continues to suffer tax revenue decreases and does not recover for 10 years... or more... scary stuff

     
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