March 18, 2013

PCSD searching for $1.3 million savings


“If you have suggestions out there that may help us not have to trim a program, please, please, please, please somehow get it to the District Office,” Board President Donna LaRocque said at the meeting. “We really want to hear it.”

During the second public comment period, Peru Central parent Kathleen Wyckoff suggested surveying district teachers, parents and even students for cost-cutting ideas.

“Kids are pretty creative,” she said.

The Peru School Board and Budget Advisory Committee meets next at 6 p.m. Tuesday in the High School Community Room.

The session is open to the public.

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