COLUMBUS COUNTY SCHOOLS<br />INVEST IN NC’S FUTURE<br />FUND SCHOOLS FIRST<br />Budget Analysis<br />
COLUMBUS COUNTY SCHOOLS<br />Public school budgets have been cut for three consecutive years.<br />Years<br />2008-09<br /...
COLUMBUS COUNTY SCHOOLS<br />2008-09 School Year<br />North Carolina Public schools were required to revert $158 million i...
COLUMBUS COUNTY SCHOOLS<br />2008-09 School Year<br />The state placed a freeze of state funds from April 2009 until end o...
COLUMBUS COUNTY SCHOOLS<br />2009-2010 School Year<br />North Carolina Public Schools were hit at the beginning of the sch...
COLUMBUS COUNTY SCHOOLS<br />2009-2010 School Year<br />Non-instructional Support Personnel (custodial and clerical) cut $...
COLUMBUS COUNTY SCHOOLS<br />2010-2011 School Year<br />North Carolina Public Schools were hit at the beginning of the sch...
COLUMBUS COUNTY SCHOOLS<br />2010-2011 School Year<br />Textbook funding cut<br />Mentor pay eliminated; $34,000<br />Inst...
Total Licensed Staff Comparison:<br />Number of Licensed Staff<br />
COLUMBUS COUNTY SCHOOLS<br />Summary of Positions Lost Over 3 Years<br />Due to State cuts<br />Teachers-51<br />Teacher A...
COLUMBUS COUNTY SCHOOLS<br />Even though 99 positions were lost during the past three years, Columbus County Board of Educ...
Funding for Columbus County Schools<br />2010-2011<br />State = 67% (Funding will reduce in 2011-2012 due to proposed cuts...
North Carolina General Assembly<br />Allowed flexibility to use Federal Stabilization funds to pay Non-Instructional Suppo...
North Carolina Budget Deficit Analysis2011-2012<br />North Carolina’s budget deficit is approximately$3.7 billion for the ...
North Carolina Budget Deficit Analysis<br />Loss of Federal Stimulus Funds	$1.6 billion<br />Taxes to expire June 30, 2011...
Recently the Governor and the Office of State Budget Management requested state agencies to submit plans for 5%, 10% and 1...
2011-2012 School Year<br />What will this mean for K-12 education in Columbus County?<br />		5% = $2,448,057*<br />		10% =...
COLUMBUS COUNTY SCHOOLS2011-2012 School Year<br />5% cut <br />Amount:  $2,448,057<br />22 Teaching positions<br />4 Instr...
COLUMBUS COUNTY SCHOOLS2011-2012 School Year<br />10% cut<br />Amount:  $3,668,240<br />26 Teaching positions<br />4 Instr...
COLUMBUS COUNTY SCHOOLS2011-2012 School Year<br />15% cut <br />Amount:  $ 4,888,423<br />30 Teaching positions<br />4 Ins...
For Columbus County Schools,cuts of that magnitude coupled with the end of federal stimulus dollars would represent…<br />
COLUMBUS COUNTY SCHOOLS2011-2012 School YearIn addition:<br />State cuts to Central Office Administration:<br />5% cut = $...
2011-2012 School Year<br />Due to end of Federal Stimulus and Federal Stabilization funds, Columbus County Schools will lo...
4 custodial positions</li></li></ul><li>2011-2012 School Year<br />	With a state 10% cut plus the end of Federal Stimulus ...
COLUMBUS COUNTY SCHOOLS<br />EduJobs:  October, 2010 Columbus County Schools received Federal Education Jobs Fund in the a...
WORST CASE LOCAL OPTIONS<br />Across the board reductions<br />Cut all but essential positions<br />Transportation efficie...
NEXT STEPSWhat can I do NOW?<br />Stay informed through news media and through NCDPI and your associations.<br />Contact y...
governor.office@nc.gov
(919) 733-4240</li></ul>Asking your Legislators and Governor to extend the state sales tax and additional taxes would rest...
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Columbus County Schools Budget Analysis

  1. 1. COLUMBUS COUNTY SCHOOLS<br />INVEST IN NC’S FUTURE<br />FUND SCHOOLS FIRST<br />Budget Analysis<br />
  2. 2. COLUMBUS COUNTY SCHOOLS<br />Public school budgets have been cut for three consecutive years.<br />Years<br />2008-09<br />2009-10<br />2010-11<br />
  3. 3. COLUMBUS COUNTY SCHOOLS<br />2008-09 School Year<br />North Carolina Public schools were required to revert $158 million in January 2009 and $41 million in June 2009.<br />Columbus County Schools returned a total of $461,602.<br />ABC incentive bonus for meeting high growth in tested areas was cut approximately 1/3 from $1,500 to $1,053 for teachers and from $750 to $527 for teacher assistants.<br />
  4. 4. COLUMBUS COUNTY SCHOOLS<br />2008-09 School Year<br />The state placed a freeze of state funds from April 2009 until end of school year except for salaries.<br />The Governor mandated a state wide furlough equal to $65 million. Each employee received 10 hours of flexible time off in exchange for cutting ½ percent of their annualized salary in months May and June.<br />
  5. 5. COLUMBUS COUNTY SCHOOLS<br />2009-2010 School Year<br />North Carolina Public Schools were hit at the beginning of the school year with a LEA Adjustment (reversion) of $225 million.<br />Columbus County Schools returned a total of $1,045,651 million.<br />
  6. 6. COLUMBUS COUNTY SCHOOLS<br />2009-2010 School Year<br />Non-instructional Support Personnel (custodial and clerical) cut $1,863,132<br />Improving Student Accountability funds eliminated; $227,696<br />Staff Development allotment eliminated; $63,000<br />Textbook funding cut $182,773<br />Central Office administration cut $60,000<br />Literacy Coaches eliminated; $244,162<br />ABC Incentive Pay eliminated<br />No pay increases.<br />
  7. 7. COLUMBUS COUNTY SCHOOLS<br />2010-2011 School Year<br />North Carolina Public Schools were hit at the beginning of the school year with a LEA Adjustment (reversion) of $304 million.<br />Columbus County Schools returned a total of $1,387,696 million<br />
  8. 8. COLUMBUS COUNTY SCHOOLS<br />2010-2011 School Year<br />Textbook funding cut<br />Mentor pay eliminated; $34,000<br />Instructional Supply allotment cut in half<br />Non-instructional Support Personnel (custodial and clerical) cut approximately $1.8 million<br />No pay increases<br />
  9. 9. Total Licensed Staff Comparison:<br />Number of Licensed Staff<br />
  10. 10. COLUMBUS COUNTY SCHOOLS<br />Summary of Positions Lost Over 3 Years<br />Due to State cuts<br />Teachers-51<br />Teacher Assistants-22<br />Guidance Counselors-5<br />Assistant Principals-4<br />Central Office Administration-1 Director & 1 Grant Writer<br />Transportation-2 Mechanics<br />Maintenance-1 Assistant Director<br />Clerical/Secretarial-11<br />Custodial-1<br />Total of 99 positions<br />
  11. 11. COLUMBUS COUNTY SCHOOLS<br />Even though 99 positions were lost during the past three years, Columbus County Board of Education made a commitment to use Federal Stimulus funds to save jobs.<br />28 teachers, 2009-2010<br />23 teachers, 2010-2011<br /><ul><li>Stabilization Funds were used to maintain custodial staff:</li></ul>65 custodial employees, 2009-2010 & 2010-2011 <br />
  12. 12. Funding for Columbus County Schools<br />2010-2011<br />State = 67% (Funding will reduce in 2011-2012 due to proposed cuts of 5%, 10% or 15%)<br />Local = 14%<br />Federal = 14% (Reduction in 2011-2012; elimination of Federal Stimulus funds)<br />(School Year 2007-08 Federal Funds was 8%)<br />Other = 5%<br />More-At-Four, Early Reading First, ROTC, JCPC, GEARUP, Indian Education, other miscellaneous grants<br />
  13. 13. North Carolina General Assembly<br />Allowed flexibility to use Federal Stabilization funds to pay Non-Instructional Support Personnel (custodians) 2009-2010 and 2010-2011.<br />Allowed flexibility to use lottery funds for employment of teachers 2010-2011. Columbus County Schools estimated lottery distribution is $532,775 for 2010-2011.<br />Board of Educations were given flexibility to implement employee furloughs to save jobs 2010-2011.<br />
  14. 14. North Carolina Budget Deficit Analysis2011-2012<br />North Carolina’s budget deficit is approximately$3.7 billion for the 2011-12 fiscal year.<br />The cause of the deficit is: end of federal stabilization funds; end of some state taxes; end of nonrecurring cuts.<br />Economic recovery continues to be slow.<br />Based on the most recent NEA rankings, NC is 42nd on per pupil spending in the amount of $8,743 compared to national average of $10,190 .<br />
  15. 15. North Carolina Budget Deficit Analysis<br />Loss of Federal Stimulus Funds $1.6 billion<br />Taxes to expire June 30, 2011 $1.3 billion<br />Budget nonrecurring cuts $300 million<br />Required funding for state<br />health plan and state<br />retirement plan $500 million<br />Total 2011-12 Deficit $3.7 billion<br />
  16. 16. Recently the Governor and the Office of State Budget Management requested state agencies to submit plans for 5%, 10% and 15% cuts for school year 2011-2012.<br />
  17. 17. 2011-2012 School Year<br />What will this mean for K-12 education in Columbus County?<br /> 5% = $2,448,057*<br /> 10% = $3,668,240*<br /> 15% = $4,888,423*<br />*Based on Allotted ADM of 6,719 students<br />4th month ADM is 6,508 students<br />
  18. 18. COLUMBUS COUNTY SCHOOLS2011-2012 School Year<br />5% cut <br />Amount: $2,448,057<br />22 Teaching positions<br />4 Instructional Support positions<br />1 Assistant Principal position<br />9 Teacher Assistant positions<br />
  19. 19. COLUMBUS COUNTY SCHOOLS2011-2012 School Year<br />10% cut<br />Amount: $3,668,240<br />26 Teaching positions<br />4 Instructional Support positions<br />2 Assistant Principal positions<br />36 Teacher Assistant positions<br />
  20. 20. COLUMBUS COUNTY SCHOOLS2011-2012 School Year<br />15% cut <br />Amount: $ 4,888,423<br />30 Teaching positions<br />4 Instructional Support positions<br />3 Assistant Principal positions<br />45 Teacher Assistant positions<br />
  21. 21. For Columbus County Schools,cuts of that magnitude coupled with the end of federal stimulus dollars would represent…<br />
  22. 22. COLUMBUS COUNTY SCHOOLS2011-2012 School YearIn addition:<br />State cuts to Central Office Administration:<br />5% cut = $41,107<br />10% cut = $82,214<br />15% cut = $123,321<br />
  23. 23. 2011-2012 School Year<br />Due to end of Federal Stimulus and Federal Stabilization funds, Columbus County Schools will lose an additional:<br />36 teaching positions<br /><ul><li>Due to cuts in State Non-instructional Support Personnel (custodians), Columbus County Schools will lose:
  24. 24. 4 custodial positions</li></li></ul><li>2011-2012 School Year<br /> With a state 10% cut plus the end of Federal Stimulus and Stabilization funds, Columbus County Schools could be forced to cut<br />82 positions/individuals<br />
  25. 25. COLUMBUS COUNTY SCHOOLS<br />EduJobs: October, 2010 Columbus County Schools received Federal Education Jobs Fund in the amount of $1,455,839. The Board of Education reserved the funds to keep teacher positions in 2011-2012.<br />26 teaching positions<br /><ul><li>RttT: 2010-2011 Columbus County Schools will receive Federal Race to the Top funds in the amount of $1,323,319, targeted for specific purposes approved by the NC Department of Public Instruction and the US Department of Education.</li></li></ul><li>COLUMBUS COUNTYUNEMPLOYMENT RATE<br />The unemployment rate for December 2010 was 12.2% (2,961 unemployed individuals) compared to North Carolina’s state rate of 9.7%. In comparing the counties in educational region 4, Columbus County ranks the third highest out of 11 districts.<br />
  26. 26. WORST CASE LOCAL OPTIONS<br />Across the board reductions<br />Cut all but essential positions<br />Transportation efficiencies or elimination of program<br />Elimination of athletic programs<br />Consolidate and close facilities<br />
  27. 27. NEXT STEPSWhat can I do NOW?<br />Stay informed through news media and through NCDPI and your associations.<br />Contact your legislators:<br />Senator Bill Rabon,<br />Bill.Rabon@ncleg.net<br />(919) 733-5963<br />Representative Dewey Hill,<br />Dewey.Hill@ncleg.net<br />(919) 733-5830<br />Contact the Governor:<br /><ul><li>Governor Beverly Perdue,
  28. 28. governor.office@nc.gov
  29. 29. (919) 733-4240</li></ul>Asking your Legislators and Governor to extend the state sales tax and additional taxes would restore $1.3 billion of the deficit.<br /> *Be courteous and professional as you discuss the budget crisis in North Carolina.<br />
  30. 30. North Carolina General Assemblywww.ncga.state.nc.us<br />Education and Appropriations on Education Committee Chairs:<br />Representative Bryan R. Holloway<br />Bryan.Holloway@ncleg.net<br />(919) 733-5609<br /><ul><li>Representative James H. Langdon, Jr.
  31. 31. James.Langdon@ncleg.net
  32. 32. (919) 733-5849
  33. 33. Senator Jean Preston
  34. 34. Jean.Preston@ncleg.net
  35. 35. (919) 733-5706
  36. 36. Senator Dan Soucek
  37. 37. Dan.Soucek@ncleg.net
  38. 38. (919) 733-5742
  39. 39. Senator Jerry W. Tillman
  40. 40. Jerry.Tillman@ncleg.net
  41. 41. (919) 733-5870
  42. 42. Senator Tom Apodaca
  43. 43. Tom.Apodaca@ncleg.net
  44. 44. (919) 733-5745</li>
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