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Re: art budget


From: The Austin's (whest177_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Wed Feb 06 2002 - 17:42:07 PST

I'm from north of Wichita, Marcia's from Derby, and Rosie is from ????
(translated: somewhere in Kansas) As for budget, I am keeping really quiet
until the dust settles. The powers that be are doing some cutting - we're
just not sure how deep the cuts will go. Classroom budgets (all classrooms)
will be cut (rumor has it) and we are sure to lose at least 2 elementary
teachers due to lower enrollment. After that....

> I have been reading about the art budgets and at different schools and
> was curious how much per student we are talking about. If I could
> document an adverage maybe I could at least show some resistance to
> being cut again. I have seen my available funds cut in half since I
> started teaching in this district (I have been here 7 years) while my
> enrollment has gone down 20%. I recieve aprox. $25 per student and the
> student supplies half of that thru fees.
> Julie
> P.S. is anyone other than Woody and I from KS here?

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