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School funds hike won't fill local gap

...Juneau School District is facing a shortfall of $3.5 million for next school year alone, said Business Manager Gary Epperson. "We'll sure take it. That helps," he said of Murkowski's proposed increase. "That makes it a little tight...
School district faces $625,000 in cuts for next year

...fiscal 2006, also assumes the city will give local schools the most money the law allows, district Business Manager Gary Epperson told the Juneau School Board on Tuesday. Without the anticipated state and city funding increases, the district would...
School district counts on lawmakers, city to increase funding

...meeting Wednesday. Without that new money, the district would be looking at severe cuts to staff, Business Manager Gary Epperson said. The district's budget also assumes the city will give $547,000 more than last year in a voluntary contribution...
State budget cuts could cost Juneau schools nearly $550,000

...knows what city and state money it will receive. "It's still early in the year," said district Business Manager Gary Epperson. "There's a lot of unanswered questions about revenue generation and other items." Even without the cuts, the...
Early school budget: Fewer kids, more money, no loss of staff

...officials with preliminary figures for a budget for fiscal year 2004, which starts July 1. District Business Manager Gary Epperson described it as a flat-line budget, "trying to just hold on and not really increase programs." The tentative...
Funds could cut class size

...That figure will be included in the budget the city administration is recommending to the Juneau Assembly, said Gary Epperson, the district's business manager. In all, the district is looking at a nearly $48 million general fund budget...
Busing plans worry parents

...experiencing any kind of decline in enrollment, it can be extremely difficult for the district," district business manager Gary Epperson told about 40 parents and educators who gathered Tuesday at Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School. Expecting about 90 fewer...
Retirement plan would cost public employees more

...receive about $1.5 million less in state and city funds under the Senate's lower figure, said Business Manager Gary Epperson. The shortfall would be "pretty severe," he said. Senate Bill 141 would replace the retirement plan for new state...
Fund raising for two high schools' activities: Is it possible?

...districtwide now receive $200,000 from the city and $131,000 from the district annually, according to business manager Gary Epperson. Of the city funds, $75,000 covers high school travel in the region, according, to JDHS activities director...
Parents challenge school-bus decision

...district for each student, the state gave the district a lump sum and the district has to pick up extra costs, said Gary Epperson, district business manager. Epperson estimates eliminating the five bus routes would affect about 250 students...


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