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Union members and supporters gather at the Education Center to rally for a fair contract Wednesday, Jan. 31.

Teacher strike continues for fourteenth day amid contentious contract negotiations, budget disputes

Evie Mace, Features editor February 1, 2024

As negotiations continue between the Newton Teachers Association (NTA) and the Newton School Committee, the terms of the new teacher contract are being hashed out in a contentious debate. The NTA and committee,...

Newton School Committee on cuts pending budget override

Newton School Committee on cuts pending budget override

Nika Jayanth, News editor February 12, 2023

Extensive cuts to reduce the $6 to $8 million budget gap, including limiting the supply of school-issued devices to high school students, were discussed during a Newton School Committee meeting held Monday,...

Teachers march, fail to receive higher pay in new budget

Teachers march, fail to receive higher pay in new budget

The Newtonite May 5, 2015

by Cate Waters About 500 teachers, in yellow shirts, marched from North to the Ed Center last Monday at 6:30 p.m. They went to see if the School Committee would vote, either for or against, what the...

Budget allocates additional funding for programs, educators

The Newtonite April 10, 2012
by Hilary Brumberg and Perrin Stein As a part of the Fiscal Year 2013 budget, which was passed Monday, March 26, this school will receive the equivalent of two additional full time educators (FTEs), a floating custodian, funding for the Innovation Lab and funding for the One to One program. These new programs will be partially paid for by non-athletic school-sponsored extra-curricular fees (clubs), which were implemented in FY12.

Editorial: Superintendent's Fiscal Year 2013 Budget improves school

The Newtonite April 3, 2012
After a crippling economic recession, Fiscal Year 2012 cut programs and teachers from this school, but in FY13 teachers and money will be added back to the payroll. We support the addition of two regular education full time educators (FTEs) and understand why the Newton Public Schools maintains the non-athletic school-sponsored extra-curricular activities fees (clubs).

School Committee approves superintendent's Fiscal Year 2013 budget

The Newtonite March 27, 2012
by Hilary Brumberg Last night, the School Committee unanimously approved Superintendent David Fleishman’s Proposed Budget for Fiscal Year 2013.

Superintendent's Proposed Budget for Fiscal Year 2013 adds two teachers to this school

The Newtonite March 19, 2012
by Hilary Brumberg After eliminating 9.8 regular education high school teaching positions in Fiscal Year 2012, superintendent David Fleishman’s Proposed Budget for FY13 will add back five regular education high school full time educators. The proposal also includes funding for custodial operations, English Language Learning, the Innovation Lab and other programs at this school.

Schools receive additional funds

The Newtonite September 30, 2011
by Hilary Brumberg and Perrin Stein When the State budget was approved in July, the Newton Public Schools received $777,000 in state aid and circuit breaker reimbursements.
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