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  • 1. 2012 Budget Presentation
    All Day Budget Review
    January 5, 2011
  • 2. FY 2012 Budget Timeline
    December 7 & 10, 2010: Site managers presentation to Superintendent
    January 5, 2011: All day budget review
    January 12, 2011: Budget presentation to Wareham School Board
    January 19, 2011: Public hearing on budget
    January 26, 2011: School Board vote on budget
  • 3. What I am Trying to Communicate
    The money we have requested is needed to close the achievement gap between Wareham’s children and the state’s average.
    Wareham has been funded below the state average spending for many years.
    Where will the dollars go?
  • 4. Wareham Public Schools and Massachusetts CPI: Aggregate Trends
  • 5. How to eliminate the achievement gap?
    Fully implement Wareham’s Response to Intervention (RTI)
    Implement enhanced supervision and instructional leadership.
    Implement MA Core Curriculum at Wareham High School.
    Spending alone doesn’t increase achievement but when the gap in spending mirrors the gap in achievement we can’t do the same things and expect different results.
  • 6. Wareham vs. State Net School Spending Percentages Above or Below Minimum
  • 7. % Over or Under Minimum Net School Spending for Wareham as Compared to State Average
  • 8. What do these Percentages mean in Dollars for Wareham Children
  • 9. Where is the Money Going
    The full Net School Budget is broken into seven major categories that are seen on the next slide.
    Non-Net Spending will be shown separately
  • 10. Net School Spending Budget
  • 11.
  • 12. Why the large increase to this year’s budget request
    The loss of the Federal Stimulus Money that supported $741,113 worth of positions.
    Instructional leaders for K-8 teaching and learning. $267,275.
    Contractual obligations for Staff of $517,694
    Increase for Textbooks, educational material and technology of $154,122.
    Special Education Tuitions to Private Schools increase of $368,935.
  • 13. Administration - 1000
  • 14. Instructional Leadership - 2000
    *2110 Curriculum office supplies increase by 29K instructional materials and assessment
  • 15. Instruction - 2000
    2250: Added a .5 FTE Para –Tech for WHS,
    2305: Backfilling funding loses from Federal Grants and contractual obligations.
    2310: Added a .5 ELL teacher for District, Coordinated Program Review requirement
    2315: Add 6 .5 Instructional Leaders for K-8 Supervision of Teaching and Learning.
  • 16. Comparison of Salary Schedules
  • 17.
  • 18. Instruction - 2000
    2330: Contractual obligation, New position for Autism Spectrum Disorder class @WMS, and Grant reductions
  • 19. Instruction - 2000
    2410: Additional Textbooks needed
    2415: consumable materials need replacing
    2451: New instructional hardware and replacements and loss of grant money
  • 20. Student Services3000
  • 21. Maintenance- 4000
    4220: .25 Energy Manager & additional repair due to age of Buildings.
    4400: System Software solutions previously paid from grants
  • 22. Retirement and Student Insurance 5000
  • 23. Leases 5300
  • 24. Tuition - 9000
    9300: 7% anticipated state approved rate adjustment plus new placements and circuit breaker reimbursement cut to 40%
  • 25. Non Net Spending
    3300: Using actual expenditures and contractual obligations
    7600: 5 vehicles need to be replaced through a capital expenditure request to the town this year
  • 26. Non Net Spending over 6 years
  • 27. Budget
    Net School Spending - Education $2,035,576
    Non Net - Transportation $ 22,353
    This Budget represents the requests of the Principals and Directors of the Wareham Public Schools.
    The comparison between 2011 and 2012 is made more difficult because of the additional Edujobs Money that created new positions.
    To decrease the Achievement Gap we need to decrease the Spending Gap.