As Michigan county moves to 1-to-1 tech, media staff face budget cuts

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

With the Plymouth-Canton schools moving to a 1:1 technology learning model next year, teachers are going to be asked to do more as administrators shave the ranks of their media specialists in a cost-cutting move aimed at helping eliminate a $6.3 million budget deficit.

Administrators are scheduled to present the 2014/15 budget at a public hearing Tuesday night.

Among the budget adjustments being recommended is an elimination of six media specialist positions, and another 6.3 full-time-equivalent interventionists. The media specialist cuts will be felt at all levels.

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