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School cuts affect nurses, library

FDCSD aims to mitigate $2M shortfall

April 25, 2013

The Fort Dodge Community School District has made staff reductions and changes ahead of the 2013-14 school year to meet a $2 million budget shortfal....

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Dodgerman

Apr-26-13 5:33 PM

The idea of not having a full time principal at Butler is ridiculous . This has been done in Fort Dodge before and it only causes more problems for teachers, students and parents. Butler is the largest elementary and deserves full time leadership. Butler deserves a qualified proven leader. It is time to have good leadership at all levels. Many leaders have left,or are leaving because of poor leadership by the superintendent and the board.

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BigSlik1944

Apr-26-13 7:22 PM

Just think of how many programs would be ok if Obummer would stop sending money to places like Egypt, Libya and other countries that hate us. Cut them off and let them hate us for free.

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pattyl

Apr-27-13 1:15 AM

One nurse for 5-8 seems ridiculously under-staffed. And the SAM at Butler? That's cheating that person of the salary he or she deserves and cheating students and staff.

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Furmata

May-07-13 9:58 AM

Your article sounds like you think this is a good idea. Research shows that schools with full-time librarians have students who are more engaged and enjoy learning. This means they learn more.

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