The bitter, divisive battle over turning struggling District schools into charters.
A breakdown in providing substitutes, on top of a surge in teacher vacancies, has left some students doing busywork.
The superintendent’s proposal, expected to cost at least $15 million, also would close two middle schools.
Despite budget uncertainty, Superintendent Hite says he’ll push for “great schools close to where children live.”
School leaders must plan for austerity and provide a wish list for what more dollars could buy.
Called Action Plan 3.0, the proposal would reorganize schools and allow some charter expansion. It calls for a new state charter funding formula.
The District must decide by Feb. 21 what to do with 40 new applicants. Meanwhile, two charters closed midyear.