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Hickory Public Schools makes long list of cuts thanks to state budget

Posted By Lindsay Wagner On September 6, 2013 @ 11:40 am In Tracking the Cuts: The Dismantling of Our Public Schools | Comments Disabled

Hickory Public Schools has had to make a long list of cuts thanks to the 2013-15 education budget passed by state lawmakers.

HPS officials reported the following list of cuts to NC Policy Watch:

  • Eliminated 12 teacher assistant positions
  • Eliminated 2 administrative services clerical positions
  • Froze 1 vacant position in the technology department
  • Eliminated 1 school clerical position
  • Reduced months of employment for grounds keeper maintenance position
  • Eliminated 2 data manager positions, Southwest and Longview to share position and Oakwood and HCAM to share position
  • Teacher assistants to work student instructional days only
  • Eliminated one-half social worker position at HCAM
  • Eliminated 1.5 ESL positions
  • Eliminated 0.5 ESL interpreter position
  • Eliminated administrative curriculum coach at HCAM
  • Eliminated part-time administrative services curriculum coach
  • Reduced instructional supply allotments

Hickory Public Schools joins a growing list [1] of school districts that have been forced to make difficult cuts as the 2013-14 school year approaches.


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[1] a growing list: http://www.ncpolicywatch.com/tracking-the-cuts-the-dismantling-of-our-public-schools/

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