Miami district looks to cut $284 million from 2008-09 budget

April 29, 2008
Salary freezes, transportation cuts, school closings are being considered

The Miami-Dade County school district is looking to cut more than $284 million from the school system's 2008-2009 budget. The board is considering postponing the salary increases promised to teachers, raising the price of school lunches and eliminating transportation for magnet- and vocational-school students. It also will explore closing up to a dozen underenrolled schools.

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