In order to avoid a large deficit this spring, the school has proposed slashing salaries by 16% and cutting three positions. The changes will keep the school just slightly in the black, but there are risks.
“There’s no guarantee that the staff will remain at the school through the end of the year,” said Mike Doering, who is with the district, at last week’s school board meeting. “And, you know, it is a small staff there already. If staff were to leave it could be detrimental to just the education of the students there.”
The board of trustees has approved keeping the school open through June. Rainshadow officials will have to apply to get their charter renewed.
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