Who's to blame for CCSD's $60 million budget shortfall? District, state, lawmakers all pointing fingers
Painful and frustrating.
That’s how the Clark County School District’s Board of Trustees described an initial round of budget cuts totaling roughly $43 million. More will follow.
As the large, urban school district digs itself out of a ballooning deficit that could trigger an $80 million chop to its budget, staff are bracing for layoffs and program eliminations that are just around the corner. Superintendent Pat Skorkowsky and newly-minted CFO Jason Goudie issued a four-page memo to staff Wednesday announcing a hiring freeze for nonessential employees and a “reduction in force” in October that likely will affect every department. - The Nevada Independent