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MUSD Board makes budget cuts, most in administration

MUSD Board makes budget cuts, most in administration

| March 13, 2019 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Martinez Unified School District Board of Education cut nearly $400,000 from its current budget Monday night. Most of the trimming came from the District’s administration rather than the classrooms. Four para educator positions and one classroom position were eliminated. The cuts were needed because of rising costs without comparable rise in revenues, […]

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Board of Education to tackle MUSD budget cuts

Board of Education to tackle MUSD budget cuts

| March 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Martinez Unified School District Board of Education will decide Monday where it will trim hundreds of thousands of dollars from the budget it adopted in June 2018. “Although the Governor’s January Budget Proposal does provide for a slight increase in funding for MUSD, the need to made reductions still exists due to […]

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MUSD asks staff for budget cut recommendations

| February 27, 2019 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Martinez Unified School District Board of Education reluctantly asked district staff Monday to provide options for a round of budget cuts that likely would include reducing employees. However, instead of the $500,000 in trims the Board anticipated making when it approved its current budget, the panel learned Monday that smaller cuts would […]

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MUSD to hear Newsom budget impacts, call to trim $500k

| February 24, 2019 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Martinez Unified School District Board of Education will hear Monday how Governor Gavin Newsom’s state budget would affect district kindergarten through 12th-grade finances. The panel also will hear that at least $500,000 must be trimmed from the 2019-20 budget. Assistant District Superintendent Helen Rossi will describe that while California schools are guaranteed […]

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Deep budget cuts in MUSD’s future, board hears

Deep budget cuts in MUSD’s future, board hears

| May 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Martinez Unified School District must commit to making as much as $3.5 million in cuts to the 2019-20 budget if it is to remain certified, Assistant District Superintendent Helen Rossi told the Board of Education Monday night. Since it was presented as an informational instead of action item, no vote was taken. […]

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School district looks to cut spending by $3.5 Million in 2019-20

| May 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Martinez Unified School District Board of Education will vote Monday on a resolution that says the District’s 2019-20 budget must cut spending by as much as $3.5 million. “[W]hile these actions must be taken to maintain the fiscal stability of the District, the Board of Education will continue to make every effort […]

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