MASTER LIST OF BUDGET REDUCTION FEEDBACK OPTIONS

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Administrative Assistant positions -
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  1. 1. MASTER LIST OF BUDGET REDUCTION FEEDBACK OPTIONS Contract Total Not Total Negotiation Requiring Requiring Suggestions as Written from Staff Budget Reduction to be Implemented Required to Running Total Bargained Bargained Input Process Savings Implement Contract Contract (Y/N) Negotiations Negotiations Cut sports opportunities for both Reduce General Fund support for six (6) activities, five (5) boys' sports, and six (6) girls' sports N $300,000 $300,000 $300,000 $0 boys and girls (2 responses) Raise ticket prices at school events Increase Athletic Fees by $100 and Activity fees by $25, per participant per sport/activity N $300,000 $600,000 $600,000 $0 (sporting and non-sporting) 1. Delay new purchases 2. Less freedom to purchase Reduce all supply budgets (i.e., not grant funded) N $80,000 $680,000 $680,000 $0 whatever you like Field trips - cut them focus on Eliminate general fund support for Quarry Hill and Planetarium bussing N $53,500 $733,500 $733,500 $0 academics Field trips - cut them focus on Eliminate general fund support for Quarry Hill staffing N $153,000 $886,500 $886,500 $0 academics Field trips - cut them focus on Eliminate general fund support for Planetarium staff N $43,600 $930,100 $930,100 $0 academics Curriculum supplies - significantly Reduction of general fund support for K-6 math and reading consumables N $35,000 $965,100 $965,100 $0 reduce consumable materials Reduce general fund support for 45 minute art contact time (i.e., reduce elementary art contact Art education - cut time from 45 minutes to 30 minutes, one time per cycle)--Reduction of 2.6 FTE minus the N $162,000 $1,127,100 $1,127,100 $0 increased cost to travel Reduce general fund support for elementary media classes (i.e., teacher prep time is covered by having media paraprofessional check out books and adding an additional paraprofessional to Media reduction N $304,000 $1,431,100 $1,431,100 $0 provide supervision)— Reduction of 6.4 FTE offset by additional cost of paraprofessional supervision Curricular programs - reduce Adult Reduce general fund support for gifted services staffing by 50%, 3.5 FTE N $199,500 $1,630,600 $1,630,600 $0 Ed. ALC, SACC, gifted Reading teachers - cut teachers not Reduce general fund support for district elementary reading teachers by 5.0 FTE N $285,000 $1,915,600 $1,915,600 $0 paras
  2. 2. Administrative Assistant positions - Reduce general fund contribution for high school Administrative Assistants N $141,200 $2,056,800 $2,056,800 $0 eliminate Administrative Assistant positions - Reduce general fund contribution for middle school Administrative Assistants N $87,500 $2,144,300 $2,144,300 $0 eliminate Athletic Directors - cut and move Reduce general fund contribution to Athletic Director positions by 20% N $64,000 $2,208,300 $2,208,300 $0 jobs to Asst. Principals Edison administration reduce ( 1 position 16 responses, more than Reduce general fund support for Cabinet position (i.e., Executive Director of School Impr N $152,000 $2,360,300 $2,360,300 $0 1 position 5 responses) Volunteer Coordinator - eliminate Transfer duties of Volunteers in Education Coordinator to Community Education N $20,000 $2,380,300 $2,380,300 $0 Contracted services - eliminate Reduce general fund support for CARE/PSEO services N $68,200 $2,448,500 $2,448,500 $0 para time - ER/LS cut para time (2 Eliminate general fund support for compensation for paraprofessionals during Early Release/Late N $26,120 $2,474,620 $2,474,620 $0 responses) Start times Alternative Secondary Schedule / Alternative High School Schedule (5x3) Y $1,200,000 $3,674,620 $2,474,620 $1,200,000 5x3 schedule / Trimesters Alternative Secondary Schedule / classes at the high school reduce Alternative High School Schedule (6x2) N $250,000 $3,924,620 $2,724,620 $1,200,000 from 7 to 6 Reduce use of Code 7's, consolidate - District collaboration, staff development for teachers during Staff Development Set Aside Y $1,400,000 $5,324,620 $2,724,620 $2,600,000 the Summer, Use local experts to provide training Furloughs for one or more days Furloughs on non-student contact days (savings of approximately $306,000 per day) Y $306,000 $5,630,620 $2,724,620 $2,906,000 Bussing - review current practices Eliminate mid-day kindergarten bussing by implementing All Day Every Other Day Kindergarten N $10,000 $5,640,620 $2,734,620 $2,906,000 to lower cost Bussing - review current practices Eliminate Inter-School transportation for classes N $161,000 $5,801,620 $2,895,620 $2,906,000 to lower cost Bussing - review current practices Charge for transportation provided for those living between 1.25 and 2.0 miles from school, N $420,000 $6,221,620 $3,315,620 $2,906,000 to lower cost includes the cost of additional transportation office staff member to administer the fee program
  3. 3. Bussing - review current practices 2-mile non-bussing boundary District-wide without additional crossing guards, requiring a change N $488,500 $6,710,120 $3,804,120 $2,906,000 to lower cost in bell time for one high school in order to balance tiers so routes can be reduced. Eliminate Police Liaison positions from Safe Schools levy and transfer other qualifying positions Contracted services - eliminate N $160,000 $6,870,120 $3,964,120 $2,906,000 currently supported by the general fund to Safe Schools levy Reduce general fund support for travel by 50% of the amount in excess of in-district mileage Travel - cut non-essential N $53,000 $6,923,120 $4,017,120 $2,906,000 expense Close swimming pools ( 5 Reduce utility and supply costs by closing two swimming pools N $40,000 $6,963,120 $4,057,120 $2,906,000 responses) 4 day work week in summer Four, 10 hour/day, work week in the summer Y $11,000 $6,974,120 $4,057,120 $2,917,000 Transfer funds for Health/Safety Reduce general fund contribution for positions of Health and Safety Coordinator and/or and/or Facilities/Grounds N $49,000 $7,023,120 $4,106,120 $2,917,000 Coordinator of Facilities and Grounds Contracted services - eliminate Reduce general fund support for property and liability insurance budget N $71,800 $7,094,920 $4,177,920 $2,917,000 Contracted services - eliminate Reduce general fund support for utility contracted services N $17,200 $7,112,120 $4,195,120 $2,917,000 Contracted services - eliminate Eliminate general fund support for site wiring allocations N $14,800 $7,126,920 $4,209,920 $2,917,000 Contracted services - eliminate Reduce general fund support for “Flex” program services N $1,200 $7,128,120 $4,211,120 $2,917,000 Contracted services - eliminate Savings achieved through elimination of projected inflationary increases for contracted services N $154,100 $7,282,220 $4,365,220 $2,917,000 Overtime - eliminate all overtime Reduce general fund support for overtime budget allocation N $100,000 $7,382,220 $4,465,220 $2,917,000 One time ED Jobs funding One time federal program that provides assistance to states to save or create education jobs N $1,600,000 $8,982,220 $6,065,220 $2,917,000 Cut insurance benefits/pay for Eliminate Dental Insurance Coverage Y $945,000 $9,927,220 $6,065,220 $3,862,000 dental coverage for all staff Cut insurance benefits/pay for Implement a Dental premium coverage structure that aligns with Health Insurance structure Y $323,000 $10,250,220 $6,065,220 $4,185,000 dental coverage for all staff (90/10, 60/40) Salary reduction for all groups at the same percentage rate (2 Hard Pay Freeze for FY 2012 - No Step or Lane Increments, No Salary Schedule Improvement Y $2,200,000 $12,450,220 $6,065,220 $6,385,000 responses)

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