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What would be the budget savings if class sizes were increased by one student across all schools? What if elementary focus and Title One schools were exempted from such an increase?

Question#: 17

BUDGET PAGE REFERENCE: Chapter 1-3

ANSWER:

If class size guidelines were increased by one student across all schools, the budget savings would be approximately $16,939,250, including employee benefits, as a result of eliminating 250 classroom teacher positions. If elementary focus and Title 1 schools were exempt, the budget savings would be approximately $13,890,185, including employee benefits, as a result of eliminating 205 FTE classroom teacher positions.

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