Colorado Springs School District 11 will close or re-purpose Wasson High School and Bates and Lincoln Elementary Schools, saving the district more than two million dollars per year.
That decision was handed down after the Board of Education voted on D-11's recommendations Wednesday night, but it's not a decision... more »
Critical decisions about the future of several District 11 schools are now in the hands of the Board of Education.
Wednesday night parents, students, teachers, and staff gathered at the School Administration Building for the last chance to openly voice concerns over D-11's cost-cutting proposals: a plan to close Wasson... more »
Parents, students, and school staff met for a second time at Wasson High School Wednesday night; it's one of three schools District 11 is considering closing in an effort to cut costs.
There were many tears shed as community members voiced their concerns to the school board. The district... more »
Colorado Springs' largest school district is continuing to find ways to cut costs, including a proposal to close or consolidate three schools. Thursday night School District 11 held a public meeting to present solutions submitted to the Board of Education for review, but some community members balked at the idea... more »
As many as 54 jobs are on the block as the District 11 Board of Education takes a preliminary vote tonight to cut some $8.6 million from the 2012-2013 school year budget. Of the job cuts identified, 25 would come from schools, around 17 from central administration and another 12... more »
Budget cuts could force Colorado Springs School District 11 to eliminate as many as four dozen full-time teaching positions next year. Under a budget proposal up for consideration by the D11 board of education, all 48 Literacy Resource Teacher positions would be eliminated as the district attempts to close an... more »
The Harrison School Board will vote next week to substantially overhaul the way they conduct business. Board President Deborah Hendrix favors the change calling it streamlining.
"We're systemically asking everyone in the district to operate more efficiently," Hendrix said.
But Vice President Victor Torres opposes the change, saying... more »
As many as 15 assistant principals, school support staff, special education teachers and transportation employees could be out of a job this summer as a result of $6.8 million in budget cuts being considered tonight by District 11 Board of Education.
Teachers, custodians and bus drivers will be spared... more »