Pittsburgh Public Schools plan includes central office cuts, school closings

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Thursday, December 5, 2013

Pittsburgh Public Schools superintendent Linda Lane this morning outlined a two-year proposal which starts with nonpersonnel budget cuts in the district's central office in February and includes decisions by November on more school closings for 2015-16.

At Pittsburgh CAPA 6-12, Ms. Lane gave her state-of-the-district report, including the recommendations coming from the district's envisioning process, for which foundations paid $2.4 million for consultants to help the district tackle academic and financial challenges.

The final report is called "Whole Child, Whole Community: Building a Bridge to the Pittsburgh Promise."

"This is the beginning of a process, not the end," Ms. Lane said today.

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