Category Archive for 'Funding for FY10'

10.6 Teaching Positions Hang in the Balance On March 31 — six days from today — the School Committee is required by law to submit its finalized budget. As of today, 10.6 teaching positions are still on the line to be eliminated — including 2.4 positions from the High School and 4.8 positions from the […]

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The School Committee is holding its one and only Public Forum on the Fiscal Year 2010 budget today, Thursday, March 19, at 7 p.m. in the Buker Multipurpose Room.  This public forum is your last and best chance to ask questions and share your opinions about  what’s getting cut, what schools and programs will be […]

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John Kotch Local President Massachusetts Teachers Association Dear John,  Since our inception, Hamilton-Wenham SOS (Support our Schools) has been fully dedicated to protecting and supporting one of our towns’ greatest assets — our school teachers. We, and the citizens’ organizations that came before us, managed to pass seven overrides in increasingly difficult economic times on […]

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For many years, improvements and repairs to our school buildings have not been initiated due to tight funding. Now the situation for a few buildings has reached a critical stage. On Thursday, the School Committee will discuss options for funding long-delayed, much-required physical improvements. Please attend to hear what we face and how we might […]

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