Are there proposed reductions to Central Office staff?

The Superintendent’s FY 2025 Proposed Operating Budget includes $46.6 million in reductions to existing services and a reduction of 347.85 existing positions. Part of these reductions are categorized as Programmatic Non-School-Based reductions, which impact Central Office services and systemwide costs that support students, staff, and the operation of schools and total approximately $22.0 million and 102.05 existing positions. 

To see a breakdown of the proposed reductions, refer to Budget Reductions under the Factors Influencing and Summary of the Budget section in the Superintendent’s FY 2025 Proposed Operating Budget book.

The information contained in this answer relates to the Superintendent’s FY 2025 Proposed Operating Budget, which was published on Jan. 18, 2024. The information is subject to change with the initial Board of Education Adopted Operating Budget on Feb. 29, 2024, the County Council Adopted Budget in May 2024, and the final Board of Education Operating Budget on May 23, 2024. View the full FY 2025 Operating Budget timeline and versions of each budget as they become available.