CAPS Board Meeting Hears Positive News
It's a topic school boards all over Northern Michigan have been dealing with…budget cuts. The Cadillac Area Public Schools' Board of Education met Monday night to discuss next year's budget. It's been an on-going struggle for the board. Back in March, the CAPS school board made more than $1.3 million in cuts, including laying off more than 20 teachers and 11 Para pros. They also did away with all freshman athletics. Even after these cuts, CAPS is still short 500,000 dollars for next year. The school board president anticipates to vote on the final budget at the next school board meeting in June. 9&10's Cali O'Rourke and photojournalist Joel Deaner sat in on Monday night's meeting, where the board received some positive news.