Battle Creek Public Schools cut $2.2-million, will finalize budget next week

6:08 am
Tue June 18, 2013

Battle Creek Public Schools cut $2.2-million, will finalize budget next week

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Layoffs for 20 teachers are included, but many of those may be placed in other positions
The Battle Creek Board of Education approved $2.2 million in cuts Monday, sought fresh bids to privatize busing and got assurances from Superintendent Linda Hicks that the district could sustain its Outdoor Education Center for another year while it plans the camp's future.