CPS approves temporary budget; no decision on proposed cuts

By Kimberly Holmes – bio | email

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19)  - Cincinnati Public School board members voted to approve a temporary budget on Monday night. It does not include any of CPS Superintendent Mary Ronan's proposed changes.

Dozens of parents and teaches packed the CPS Central Office on Burnett Avenue to hear those recommendations.

The Superintendent suggested cuts across the board including: consolidating summer schools, cutting crossing guards and reducing bussing service. The last issue, bussing service, was the biggest source of debate on Monday. Board members eventually decided to table their discussion and vote on the issue until July 7th.

The temporary budget that's in place right now is good for 90 days. It means the district can spend 25 percent of last year's budget, which was $467-million.

The district had to have a budget in place by Wednesday, June 30.

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