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Group urges Pittsburgh schools to
look harder at cutting ...
A+ Schools released a report today urging Pittsburgh Public Schools to take a number of steps, including freezing the wages of non-union employees, to reach financial stability. The school district recently approved a budget that pared a projected ...
Report: Freeze wages for school workers not covered by contract
Pittsburgh Post Gazette
By Eleanor Chute, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette After studying Pittsburgh Public Schools finances, A+ Schools has concluded that the district has responded to "pressing financial challenges quickly and decisively" but recommended additional actions, ...
This is a little late-there should be a reopening of all school employees and Union contracted for pay cuts or freezes-instead of just headhunting teachers, etc. And rid all employees of bonuses. CRIs getting extra pay. Principal bonuses. The famed $1000 payment for top of the pay scale people making district AYP.
This call by A Plus is a little late –comparing Union contracts with other school districts-it is not the method. The Union will win. Where was A+ Schools when the contracts were up."