The School Board voted not to pierce the tax levy cap at a budget work session last Wednesday. The board then deliberated over a list of 25 academic programs in an attempt to reach a consensus over whether it should cut programs entirely, fund them partially or keep them in place next year.
“This is going to be very emotional for everyone,” warned School Board President Kathee Burke Gonzalez before going down the list. “No amount of School Board training prepares you for this moment.”
The fiercest debate centered on whether the district should... more