A school district facing reality

School districts in New Mexico are having to do some belt tightening.

This slide came from a presentation that the Las Cruces public school superintendent made:

Bullet point three caught our attention.

We deserve better

Brutus

9 Responses to A school district facing reality

  1. Old Gringo says:

    ‘Central office staff as substitutes’. So the office staff is all qualified to be substitute teachers? Kind of hard to believe, ain’t it?

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  2. Anonymous says:

    WE could sure use a lot of the Las Cruces School District INGENUITY in El Taxo. In EPISD all that Cabrera and this School Board knows is TAX, WASTE, SPEND, TAX some MORE. “Got a BILLION$$$ slush fund, SOME taxpayers gave us. Might as well spend it, waste it. We can ALWAYS get MORE”.

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  3. Anon says:

    Yet they can afford to rent the NMSU stadium for $80,000.

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    • anon says:

      That’s better than them building another high school stadium.

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    • Haiduc says:

      They arent paying 80k. Utep charged 16k for last Thursday night franklin Coronado game. Get your facts

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      • Anonymous says:

        Why waste any of that money? Couldn’t the teams have played at another schools field? $16,000 for ONE game, ONE night? Really? But it’s only money and when Cabrera and company blows through HIS BILLION$$$$ slush fund Bond., HE, THEY at EPISD will just come back for more, more, more including tax INCREASES. THEY can always TAKE more from TAXPAYERS.

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  4. Sorta explains/underscores an opinion I have long held. School Districts tend to be top heavy with admin types, so there are few people actually getting the work done at any given time. I don’t know how big that district is, geographically, but it makes me wonder what the commute is going to look like for those people affected.

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