Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye are like unto whited sepulchres, which indeed appear beautiful outward, but are within full of dead men's bones, and of all uncleanness. ~Matthew 23:27

OVERRIDE: The Sky Didn't Fall In 2012

Posted: 2013-10-20

The November 2012 override requested by Gilbert Public Schools district failed.  The district stated that if the 2012 override failed, the following cuts may happen:

  1. Charging for all day kindergarten
    • All day kindergarten has continued to be provided at no additional cost
  2. Increasing class sizes by one student
    • Class sizes were reduced by one student starting the 2013 school year.
  3. Removing varsity coaches
    • All varsity coach positions remain in the district
  4. Cancelling junior high sports programs
    • All junior high programs continued to be offered to students
  5. Layoffs of 14 elementary school art teachers
    • There have been no layoffs of teachers.
    • The district hired additional teachers for the 2013-14 school year due to the lowering of class sizes
  6. Replacing registered nurses with health assistants
    • Registered nurses continue to be employed by the district
  7. Cut 5th and 6th grade band
    • There have been no cuts to the district music program

 

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