JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4)– The Jefferson County School Board will discuss a plan to reallocate money to ensure competitive pay for teachers on Thursday evening. That plan includes closing schools and eliminating more than 100 staff positions.
The schools on the list include Peck, Pennington, Pleasant View, Stober and Swanson.READ MORE: Rigoberto Valles Dominguez, Suspect In Littleton Police Shooting, Barricaded In Brighton
This comes after officials were told they need to come up with $20 million to pay for other employees’ compensation and benefits so those employees stay with the district.READ MORE: State Investigation Reveals Young Girl Killed On Colorado Amusement Ride Was Not Strapped In
The Jeffco School Board will vote on the closures at 6 p.m. Thursday at
Jeffco Public Schools Headquarters located at 1829 Denver West Drive inMORE NEWS: Colorado Doctors Offer Monoclonal Antibody Treatment, But Prefer Vaccinations