Dickinson Public School administrators will get an 8.37 percent increase in their base salaries over the next two years if approved by the School Board, officials decided at a DPS Administrative Collaborative Bargaining Committee meeting Thursday at the Central Administration Office.
Dickinson Public Schools will be adding two more kindergarten teachers to begin next fall, the DPS Budget Committee decided Wednesday afternoon.
The additions are expected to cost about $100,000 for salary and benefits, said Vince Reep, DPS assistant superintendent.
Some new vaccine requirements for school children have recently taken affect. An area health official said more vaccines are required now than in prior years due to advances in disease knowledge as well as how well the vaccines work over time.
The Dickinson Public School Board will be holding a workshop to allow the public to get information and voice opinions about possible additions to two elementary schools. The workshop will be held Monday at 6 p.m. at the DPS Central Office.
Dickinson Public Schools’ revenue may be nearly $100,000 less than expected this year, school officials say. However leaders believe it will be made up in other ways and won’t cause problems.
DPS Budget Committee members discussed revenues and expenses at their regular meeting Wednesday.
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