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August-02-2016

WVEA's Lee on Boone: 'You can't balance it totally on employees'
By Chris Lawrence, WV MetroNews

MADISON, W.Va. — The Boone County School System will open the 2016-17 school year with more than 40 job vacancies.

The county saw a flurry of resignations just before Monday’s deadline for the 2015-16 school year contract, most of them are attributed to cuts in the budget which cost teachers around $4,000 in their annual pay along with dental and vision...

August-02-2016

Several Boone employees resign amid budget crisis
The Associated Press

MADISON, W.Va. (AP) – About 40 employees of the Boone County School District have resigned amid a budget crisis.

Media outlets report that Monday was the deadline for employees to resign ahead of the 2016-17 school year. On July 18, employees were told they would take a $4,000 pay cut in order to help deal with county’s budget deficit.
They’ll also lose health and dental benefits...

August-02-2016

Dozens resign from Boone County schools
By WSAZ Staff

DANVILLE, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- Roughly 40 employees of the Boone County School District are resigning amid the budget crisis.

Monday was the deadline to resign ahead of the 2016-17 school year.

Back on July 18, employees were told they would take a $4,000 pay cut as a way to help deal with the budget deficit in Boone County. They will also lose health and dental benefits.

The district lost...

July-29-2016

WVEA won't sit quietly as teachers, ESP face pay cuts in Boone
By WSAZ Staff

BOONE COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- The West Virginia Education Association, a union that represents teachers in Boone County says that they won't sit quietly as teachers face pay cuts.

On July 18, it was announced that teachers would take a $4,000 pay cut and lose their vision and dental benefits, as a way for the county to regroup after facing a nearly $9m budget shortfall.

As...

July-29-2016

WVEA's Lee said Boone school workers face Aug. 1 deadline
By Jeff Jenkins, WV MetroNews

MADISON, W.Va. — Boone County school system workers have until Monday to decide whether or not to keep their jobs which now include cuts in salaries and benefits, West Virginia Education Association President Dale Lee said.

“The employees received a letter just recently that tells them if they want to leave the system they have to resign by Aug. 1. If they don’t resign...

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