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Southern Door School Board To Discuss Staffing Cuts

 

The Southern Door School Board is working on a plan to balance the budget in the wake of another failed referendum.

Southern Door Superintendent Patti Vickman says the first phase of the budget reduction plan will be shared at the board's regular meeting May 20, but a special meeting is going to be held Monday to discuss teacher layoffs because the district is required by law to inform teachers by May 15 whether their contracts will be renewed.

Vickman says the reductions affect four teachers and translates to 1.83 full time equivalent (FTE) positions.

She says they also notified support staff of the potential for layoffs if they were tied to an instructional program or services. She says those reductions equal 2.17 FTEs and affect eight people.

In addition, Vickman says the district has a number of positions that have become vacant due to retirement or resignation that they most likely will not be filling.

"It definitely is a challenge because we still want to be able to retain our high quality staff and we want to be able to be the school of choice for our students in Southern Door," says Vickman. "So it really has caused us to look at our core mission of educating children."

Southern Door voters in April said no to a three-year, $3.08 million referendum. Two years ago the electorate rejected a two-year, $1.25 million plan.

Monday's meeting is at 7 p.m. in the Southern Door High School library.

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