- DCPS enrollment has dropped by over 3,000 students to 58,394.
- The decrease in enrollment will cause the FY2007 budget to be roughly 3% less than the current budget.
- The FY2007 budget is $81 million short of what Janey says he needs.
- Measures to cut the funding gap include consolidating three schools, eliminating 351 teaching positions and cuts to the central office budget by means of hiring freezes and deferred purchase, and a boost in funding from the Mayor's office.
Thursday, February 16, 2006
Public hearing followup
The Washington Post has a report from Tuesday's public hearing on the FY2007 DCPS budget. The long and short of it: