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  • Writer's pictureFranklin PTO Newton

NPS - STOP THE CUTS RALLY is TODAY, Thursday, March 31st from 3:30pm - 5:00pm at Newton City Hall

Updated: Mar 31, 2022

Dear Franklin Families,

Did you know that Franklin Elementary is expected to LOSE teachers (literacy aides & math interventionists) due to the NPS budget gap? Now's the time to get informed and here is a summary of info:

Newton Public Schools has a $4 million dollar NPS FY23 budget gap - WHAT DOES IT MEAN?- Click here to see a detailed summary of those cuts across NPS. Who makes the budget anyway? How does that work?- Click here for a brief overview of the budget process. WHAT CAN YOU DO NOW? A future override could provide much-needed funding in the long-term, but will not come in time to prevent the cuts to next year’s budget. To prevent cuts for the upcoming year, NPS needs an additional $4M in funding now to close this gap. Contact Mayor Fuller Mayor Fuller needs to hear from her Newton voters who insist our schools be fully funded this year and following years.

  • Email Mayor Fuller- If you are having trouble getting started, here is a template letter and some ideas to get you started.

  • Call Mayor Fuller: (617) 796-1000

  • Visit: Mayor Fuller has no upcoming Office Hours listed. Call or email Sam Nighman to request office hours or schedule an appointment.

Contact the School Committee

TODAY: We apologize for the last minute notice, but we just found out about this. Consider joining the NPS staff and community supported rally today, Thursday, March 31 from 3:30pm-5:00pm at Newton City Hall and War Memorial:

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