On Monday, March 19, 2012, the Tredyffrin/Easttown School Board will hold a public Budget Workshop focusing on key aspects of the budget including 2012-2013 enrollments and needed staffing, revenue projections, and state and federal funding. The Budget Workshop will also include presentations on the PSERS funding crisis and the impact on Pennsylvania school districts.
Did you know that there’s over a $6 million hole in the upcoming T/E school budget and that the District has already made over $10 million in cuts over the last 2 years? Find out more about funding issues in our school at a PTO-sponsored event at Hillside next Tuesday.
Don’t believe the sign. There is no earned income tax question on the ballot. The school board is grappling with a serious budget shortfall and their tax study group of citizen volunteers held a public meeting on November 3 to report on the revenue implications of an earned income tax, which would require voter approval for enactment. Read more for School Board President Karen Cruickshank’s recommendation on attacking the “root cause” of the school funding crisis.
School Board President Karen Cruickshank is urging school districts to band together and spread the word about how Harrisburg’s changes in state employee pension rules are bankrupting schools. Read the Tredyffrin-Easttown Patch article here.