“Budget Cutbacks” Please respond to the following:
- You are the budget director for small school district that has a budget of $10 million and serves 2,500 students in six schools: three elementary schools, two middle schools, and one high school. The school district receives its budget from the city, and the city officials have told you that the city has a deficit and the school budget is being cut by $250,000. The city provides the revenue; however, the school district does have a partnership with a foundation that provides funding for innovative and supportive programs. The budget director must present alternatives to the superintendent.
- A. What part of the budget would you examine first? Why?
- B. After that examination, what would you cut? Why?
- C. Create alternatives so that the superintendent and /or board has choices