Budget cuts limit summer school programs again

School District 51 will not fund a summer extended-learning program for the second consecutive summer. Rocky Mountain Elementary School will host an enrichment program with grant dollars, and…




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I think there is an error in the requirements as reported.  There is no requirement that the host school must participate in some sort of programing to qualify, unless it is a “closed” sight, that is, not open to the public. In that case applications for free and reduced meals are required.  If the sight is open to the public, no program is required and no applications are required.

The previous comment is in regard to the meal program only. Sorry about that.

Allow me to pose a question. I believe the State Legislature has announced that there would be no budget cuts for the coming year due to improved revenue. Why is it that SD 51 continues to dun the people of Mesa County with threatened cuts to programs here?

Where is the money going if not to maintain programs at the current level?

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