Monday, June 23, 2014

MEDIA ADVISORY -- Superintendent Discusses 2014-15 School District Budget at Tuesday News Conference

MEDIA ADVISORY from the San Diego Unified School District, June 23, 2014


WHAT: News conference with Superintendent Cindy Marten to discuss San
Diego Unified School District's 2014-15 budget, which is scheduled to
receive final approval by the Board of Education at its meeting Tuesday

WHEN: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, June 24, Auditorium, Eugene Brucker Education
Center, 4100 Normal St. (92103).

DETAILS: Supt. Marten will provide information on her first budget that is
scheduled for a vote by the Board of Education Tuesday evening. By June
30, the district must submit a balanced budget for 2014-15 and the
subsequent two years to the San Diego County Office of Education.

The Superintendent will discuss her "Students First" $1.2 billion spending
plan for the 2014-15 school year, which includes no layoffs, reduced class
sizes in K-3 classrooms, restoration of instructional days to 180 and
fully funded implementation of the Common Core State Curriculum while
addressing a $106 million shortage of state funding. By law, California
school districts cannot submit budgets with deficits.

It is anticipated that one or more of the Board of Education members will
attend the news conference.

CONTACT: Linda Zintz, Communications Director, San Diego Unified School
District, 619-847-6637 (cell); 619-725-5578 (office).

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