Chesapeake Public Schools consider cutting middle school sports, jobs due to budget

Posted at 7:47 PM, Feb 18, 2013
and last updated 2013-02-18 19:47:41-05

Chesapeake, Va. –According to Tom Cupitt of Chesapeake Public Schools, the school system needs $9.4 million from the state or cuts will be made.

They are considering cutting middle school sports, adult education, behind-the-wheel drivers’ education and about 30 staff positions.

On Monday, February 25, there will be a public hearing on the proposed operating budget.

There will also be a second hearing on Monday, March 11 which is also the same day as the school board meeting. The final decision will be made then.

Click here to view the proposed budget.