Parkway School District eyeing more cuts to budget

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by KMOV.com Staff

KMOV.com

Posted on January 9, 2013 at 5:36 PM

Updated Wednesday, Jan 9 at 7:51 PM

ST. LOUIS COUNTY (KMOV.com) -- News 4 has been reporting on pay raises going to Parkway School District administrators amid budget cuts.

Wednesday night, they district is again discussing cuts.

A year ago, the Parkway School Board voted to cut $8 million from the budget, and eliminated 130 full-time jobs.

Investigative reporter Craig Cheatham learned that a few months after those cuts, the district gave all of its administrators and department heads a 2.5-3 percent pay raise.

Those pay hikes included all 70 employees who make more than $100,000 a year.

Wednesday afternoon, News 4 sat down with the a distrcit administrator who shed some light on what’s at stake in the upcoming cuts. 

Parkway staff, community members and parents are invited to attend one of a series of meetings to review a draft list of budget reductions on the following dates from 7-9 p.m.

Jan. 14 - North High

Jan. 24 - West High

Jan. 28 - South High

Jan. 31 – Central High

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