Ogden Teachers Rally for Collective Bargaining

Ogden Teachers Rally for Collective Bargaining

Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Congrats to February Contest Winners

Congrats to Genevieve Kirch at Roy Elementary and Pat Albers at Farr West Elementary, our February Blog Contest Winners for Weber. They won $25 gift cards from Blockbuster. Enjoy the movies. Look for clues in upcoming blogs for the March gift card giveaway.

Legislature sets Public Ed funding for next year.
  • HB2 prohibits expansion of charter school capacity in the 2010-2011 school year.
  • HB2 cuts 5.2% from 2010 budget.
  • The value of the Weighted Pupil Unit remained the same.
  • School districts have the option of closing school for up to 5 days.
  • $2.9 Million was set cut from Career and Technical Education.
  • Quality Teaching Block Grant of $77.6 Million was cut.
  • Aging school bus fund of $8.8 Million was cut.
  • The remaining $5 Million of the original one time $20 Million Performance Pay was cut.

School Districts will now make the tough decisions of how the cuts will affect their budgets for next year.