Salina, KS

Now: 43 °

Currently: Fair

Hi: 43 ° | Lo: 32 °

Superintendent Quits To Save Money

KSAL StaffMay 15, 2015

The superintendent of a south-central Kansas school district has resigned so the district won’t have to pay his $81,000 salary.

Superintendent Mike Sanders announced during a meeting Wednesday that he would resign from the Skyline district in Pratt County at the end of the school year.

He says he and the school board had already decided he would be part-time and a consultant next year, but it was apparent the district couldn’t afford his salary.

18 people in the district have been reassigned, had their hours cut or are losing their jobs, saving about $477,000.

Sanders says the district’s financial problems began with the 2008-2009 recession but has not improved. He says the district is anticipating increased costs and further reductions in education funding.


Associated Press information from: Lawrence Journal-World

Copyright © Rocking M Media, 2017. All Rights Reserved. No part of this story may be reproduced without Rocking M Media’s express consent.

CATEGORIES :

COMMENTS

RELATED POSTS

OCCK to Collect Funds For Fekas Dinner

December 4, 2017 2:38 pm

Hunting Brings Big Money to Kansas

November 12, 2017 4:30 pm

STAY IN TOUCH!

GET OUR APP!

LATEST POSTS

Jones Inaugurated as Beth...
December 15, 2017Comments
Salina Crime Stoppers 12-...
December 15, 2017Comments
Man Who Fought with Firef...
December 15, 2017Comments
Another Most Wanted Arres...
December 15, 2017Comments

LATEST TWEETS

Read all tweets
© 2007 - 2017