Teachers Union calls meeting to discuss Granite City Sch. Dist. spending

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GRANITE CITY, IL (KTVI) – The Granite City Federation of Teachers, local 743 has called a town hall meeting for Tuesday, March 25th at 6:30 pm at St. Gregory’s Hall located at 3501 Century Drive in Granite City.

Local 743 is asking the community to attend to discuss the financial state of the Granite City School District. The union is alleging that the district has mishandled the district finances, over spending by $5.5 million in the 2013 budget. They also say the districts own internal audit refers to a lack of internal controls.

On the Granite City School Districts website, the district has posted Administrative Budget Management Proposal Granite City School District #9 Reductions for 2014-2015 school year that outlines proposed staff and program reductions, being considered for the coming school year.

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