Lee Sensenbrenner writes that Madison School Board President Bill Keys stated during a telephone interview Tuesday that golf and strings should be on the chopping block as the Board considers $9m reductions in the $310+ budget:
"Funding for the fourth-grade stringed music classes and varsity golf teams is being questioned by Madison School Board President Bill Keys as the school district struggles to find $10 million worth of cuts.Interestingly, Barb Schrank sent a one page Madison Schools Budget update where she writes:
The district administration made its recommendations earlier this month for next year's budget, and the board is in the process of its own review.
Although administrators did not propose cutting the popular strings class, Keys said in a telephone interview Tuesday it's an option he'd like to consider.
"The strings class has always been brought up as a possibility, so I said let's bring it up again," Keys said."
"To date, the School Board has not received the budget for next year. How can the School Board make cut decisions without a reference budget?"[95K PDF] Great question..... Posted by Jim at March 24, 2004 08:08 PM | TrackBack