We think, in light of all the cuts that are having to be made, the state should suspend this year’s A-F Report Card assessments. Labeling schools failures after our legislators squandered their funding, resulting in loss of instructional days, teachers, and more would be an atrocity.
Take a look at the latest round of district cuts below:
School-based social workers program: DHS ends Lifechanger’s position
Theresa Barkhimer, a social worker at Shawnee Middle School, got a surprise last month when she was named a national LifeChanger of the Year award winner and a top-five finalist for the grand prize. This month, she got another surprise. She is losing the very position that –– some say –– optimized her life-changing ability.
Luther School Board considers cuts, shorter week
Putnam City Schools To Hold Meeting Over Cost Cutting Plans
Noble Public Schools to cut last week of school year