The district would prefer to sit on 33 million dollars than put librarians in schools.
Fact: the district is required to keep 3% of its money in reserves about 25 million dollars.
Fact: the super said it would cost about 7 million to put librarians in all the districts schools.
Fact: The district has a reading problem. About half the kids in the district aren’t considered proficient.
According to the Times Union the board wants to keep 7% in reserves, that is about 33 million more than it is required to. Friends that means the district could pay for the librarians and keep double the amount they are supposed to in reserves.
Fact: Librarians are about to get screwed