Facing a huge budget cut, the Fort Wayne Community Schools Board of Trustees must make major changes to keep the district afloat. Administrators are currently in the line of fire, and teachers may be next.
“All administrators will face a pay and step increase freeze for 2010” says Mark GiaQuinta, President of the Fort Wayne Community School Board.
Currently, FWCS faces a $15-million budget cut, stemming from a $300-million cut in education statewide.
Today, GiaQuinta also suggested an even bigger change, a salary freeze for all teachers, which would save the district close to $2-million. "
GiaQuinta called a press conference today to “get this out of the way, and clear the air that it's not just these 5 who won't get step increases, no administrators will.”
Today, Steve Brace from the local teachers union told FOX Fort Wayne that they have yet to discuss teachers' salaries with the district.
The Fort Wayne Community Schools Board of Trustees will meet next Tuesday, March 2, at 5:30PM at the