The COVID-19 pandemic is leaving its mark on the district’s budget. There is a potential shortfall of $5 to $7.5 million. Most of the shortfall is due to an enrollment decline of nearly 1,000 students [...]
The following remarks were made by Superintendent Steve Webb at the Sept. 8 school board meeting Tonight, I will recommend to the board two reduced educational support program resolutions to reduce hours through temporary layoffs [...]
Two resolutions were approved on Sept. 8 authorizing temporary layoffs/furloughs or a partial reduction of work hours.
A district advisory group is concerned, however, that the use of one-time money from the state and the district’s financial reserve will result in another large shortfall for 2020-21.
From a list of choices, survey respondents overwhelmingly chose four top budget solutions.
The official audit released by the Washington State Auditor’s Office evaluates the integrity of district financial statements, internal controls and compliance with state and federal laws and grant funding requirements.
The district is asking for input from district families, staff and community members.
Over the past few months, Vancouver Public Schools has projected a budget shortfall of approximately $14.3 million in its 2019-20 budget. The latest preliminary recommendations add another $2.5 million in cuts that may be necessary [...]
Vancouver Public Schools is preparing for a 2019-20 budget shortfall of approximately $14.3 million. The projected shortfall is primarily due to major changes in the state’s funding system for K-12 schools, including the capped local [...]
Vancouver Public Schools is anticipating a decline in student enrollment for the 2019-20 school year that will further compound a projected budget shortfall. The district’s enrollment analysis is consistent with projections independently gathered periodically by [...]
Vancouver Public Schools will need to address an $11.44 million budget shortfall forecast for the 2019-20 school year.
Ongoing changes will affect the district's sources of revenue.
As a result of the resolution of the McCleary decision, the state budget requires new provisions of accountability that will shape the district's budget development process starting with the 2018-19 school year. One of those [...]
Vancouver Public Schools expects to see a short-term increase in funding from the state of Washington for the 2018–19 school year.
Learn how local school levies and bonds, as well as tax changes at the state level, impact your tax bill.
Superintendent Steve Webb prefaced preliminary budget recommendations with the following statement to the Board of Directors. “This afternoon, we are presenting a set of preliminary 2016-17 budget recommendations. As we’ve briefed you previously, there is [...]
Vancouver Public Schools received a clean audit report for the 10th consecutive year.
Board President Mark Stoker brought a revised budget proposal to the board of directors. As recommended by Director Dale Rice, the revised proposal adds an additional six full-time equivalent counselors for secondary schools. This revision [...]
Ultimately, the Board failed to adopt Resolution 756 to approve the budget.
A split vote by the board failed to approve the budget.
Superintendent’s remarks, Board meeting: April 22, 2014 The preliminary budget and strategic investment recommendations will enable VPS to: Further reduce class size by adding 20 certificated positions Maintain restored and enhanced afterschool activity, athletic and fine arts [...]