(WICHITA, Kan.) — Wichita Public Schools' Superintendent John Allison outlined details of the latest round of budget cuts at Monday's school board meeting.
He with the media last week to explain "phase two." It includes cutting 72 jobs, cutting funding to Parents as Teachers and National Academic League.
Most of the jobs will come from Learning Services staff. That includes people working in the central office, family engagement programs, grants office and curriculum support services, JROTC support, fine arts and PE curriculum support and Library Media Services.
The district is also offering early retirement to some employees in hopes of saving money. So far, USD 259 has made about $15 million in cuts, halfway to its goal.