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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...
District to see further budget cuts reduction the district experiences, other areas for suggested cuts could include some tutors and summer school, Gary Epperson, the district's business manager, said in an interview before the meeting. The district could take an additional...
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...
Bill increases funding formula for education

...over the previous cap, for items such as pupil transportation. Now it will drop that request and ask for full local funding up to the new, higher cap, said district Business Manager Gary Epperson. Eric Fry contributed to this report.
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...
Juneau schools face bleak budgets

...experienced staff, who were replaced with lower-paid, less experienced teachers, said district Business Manager Gary Epperson. But Epperson also presented the board with very tentative budgets for the next two school years that would require...
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...
Yaakoosge Daakahidi - on the move?

...administrative building as a school and creating quarters elsewhere for administrators, said district Business Manager Gary Epperson. For now, the focus is on the Drake building, Cowan said. Of the 36 Yaakoos students recently surveyed about the...
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...


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