PWCS – Where Doing Nothing is World Class!November 6, 2013 — pwceducationreform
So… PWCS has $2.7 million of “extra” revenue to play with. What should they do?
A few years ago the school division deliberately decided to run class sizes up the state’s legal maximum so that they’d have money available for other priorities. We now have classes in some high schools and middle schools with 35, or more, students. Teachers are overworked and are struggling keep up. Maybe doing something about that would be wise.
Chairman Johns raised the issue tonight. He got shot down.
That whole “any extra money we get will be allocated to reducing class sizes” promise that every school board member made and Superintendent agreed with when they deliberately chose to make class sizes this large, was a load of cow paddies.
What was the reason for doing absolutely nothing about class sizes?
Because having kids change classes in the middle of the year would be disruptive and we need a plan.
I’ve been asking for a plan to reduce class sizes for more than a year now. So has Jim Livingston. So has just abou