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2 years 8 months ago

Education cuts hitting home

Classroom in Colorado Springs School District 11 will be empty next week as employees take their two mandatory furlough days this year. Glen Gustafson, D11's chief financial office, says all of the furloughs are happening during Thanksgiving week to minimize the impact on the community. "We know that this...

3 years 4 months ago

District 11 could cut 81 teaching jobs

Over the next few months the District 11 Board of Education will begin making decisions on where to cut an estimated $12.5 million dollars from next year's budget. District Chief Financial Officer Glenn Gustafson says a large portion of that cut could come from the classroom. "By and large...

4 years 9 months ago

State workers hit with 4 new furlough days

Gov. Bill Ritter announced Tuesday morning that state employees will be forced to take four additional unpaid furlough days this fiscal year, bringing the total number to eight. The furloughs are needed to balance the state budget, which has suffered because of the worldwide economic downturn. The state constitution requires...

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