Category Archives: School Dept.

School Budget Growth

Source: Portsmouth Budgets FY95-FY11, US Bureau of Labor Statistics

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Even with Years of Well Over Inflation School Spending, Portsmouth Schools Fail to Deliver Adequate Yearly Progress in the Same Content Area for TWO Consecutive Years

In spite of years of well over inflation school spending since 03/04, Portsmouth is classified as a “District in Need of Improvement” by NH Dept. of Education in the 2010-11 report (Source: NH Dept. of Education, Districts in Need of Improvement 2010-2011 … Continue reading

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SCHOOL CONTRACTS

McDonough-Superintendent-exp-6-2012

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School Board Member Gets Job From School Dept. She Oversees

Herald Opinion August 13, 2010 Fosters August 13, 2010

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Teacher Salaries plus Benefits 2010-11

Portsmouth Teacher Compensation Source: Steve Bartlett, Portsmouth School Business Administrator. Email: sbartlett@portsmouth.k12.nh.us

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Sustainability is in Vogue

Monday, 31 May 2010 On June 7 the City Council votes on the budget. Taxpayers must speak up to counter the organized pressure for higher spending. Tell the Council “CUT OUR TAXES” Click here for Council Contact information. Sustainability is … Continue reading

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Teacher, Police, Firefighter Pay Details 2010

School teachers average pay $82,800, including benefits. Police officers average pay $76,146, plus benefits, and firefighters $70,721 plus benefits, both total over $90,000. School Average Teacher Salary and Benefits paid out by the city cost taxpayers $82,800 per teacher. In … Continue reading

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APT Says No More Than 4%

Wednesday, 08 June 2005 Emily Aronson of the Portsmouth Herald, quotes the APT as standing firm in supporting no more than a 4% increase in the FY2006 budget. All Councilors except St. Laurent wish to spend more. Marchand is still … Continue reading

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