Brighton Schools Submits Deficit Elimination Plan, $3.4 Million in Cuts Planned for 2013-14
Check out the full list of planned budget cuts School Board members approved Thursday night.
Brighton Area Schools Board of Education members voted 6-1 to approve a deficit elimination plan containing more than $3.4 million in budget cuts for the 2013-14 school year.
Board members voted on a list of almost almost $7.9 million in proposed cuts.
Superintendent Greg Gray clarified during the special meeting Thursday night that band, choir and other Schedule B and C programs were never going to be eliminated, but were on the list of cuts to find alternative funding sources.
Here are the items board members agreed to cut:
|Outsource Hall Monitor||$8,000|
|Teaching Reductions 10.5 FTE*||$1,142,547|
|Paraprofessional reduction 3 FTE*||$78,016|
|Media specialists share elementary 2 FTE*||$217,628|
|Eliminate paraprofessionals in media centers
if there is a media specialist
|Reinstate pay to play||$240,000|
|Eliminate crossing guards||$10,700|
|Eliminate swim paraprofessionals||$6,400|
|Eliminate educational assistants||$112,008|
|Eliminate textbook budget||$480,000|
|Eliminate bus paraprofessionals||$132,500|
|Curriculum stipends & testing strips||$111,500|
|HR sub assistant||$2,500|
|Reduce Community Education Budget||$250,000|
|Reduce Athletic Budget||$100,000|
* Full Time Equivalent (FTE)