School supply bill cut in Prince George’s County after executive bureau raises
April 11, 2018 - School Supplies
Is a volume of income teachers accept for reserve in Prince George’s County decreasing? This comes on a heels of a story WUSA9 initial pennyless about 6 executive bureau workers receiving thousands of dollars in tip raises, while a devise to give teachers a lift failed.
Teachers are during their wits end, though a propagandize district pronounced appropriation has not decreased.
The debate is over a line in a over $2 billion bill due for 2019. It calls for a $140,000 dollar, or 3 percent, cut in spending for teachers supplies. Teachers who puncture into their pockets for reserve each day are outraged.
“I contend we spend $500 a month and we am a earthy preparation teacher,” pronounced Yvnonne Baichich, a PGCPS gym teacher.
A deputy from a Prince George’s County propagandize district pronounced a volume decreased in a bill since particular schools asked for reduction income for a subsequent year. The district also forked to a fact that there is an $8 million dollar boost in appropriation for particular schools. Principals are means to allot that income for propagandize supplies.
However, teachers pronounced that principals infrequently allot that income for opposite programs and activities, and teachers are left digging into their pockets for supplies.
“We run out of duplicate paper,” pronounced Baichich. “We literally have to go out and buy a possess duplicate paper if we wish to keep a lessons going.”
The propagandize district pronounced this is not a final budget. They pronounced they will listen to feedback from teachers and principals and benefaction a final bill in 2018.