Expect more cuts in Rochester schools next year

June 18 may seem like a long way off. But between now and then, a lot of important decisions will be made that will impact the next school year in Rochester. Rochester Community Schools is facing yet another round of cuts. After restructuring that adds up to $31 million since 2001, the district is facing a shortfall of $10.8 million for the next school year. At a Jan. 27 workshop, the board of education instructed administration to find budget reductions in the range of $3.5-$6.1 million and … [Read more...]