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Huntington Beach City School District; Budget woes may force a closure

Jan 16, 2020 - Orange County Register (California)

Will the Huntington Beach City School District close one of its seven elementary schools? Will it kick out the 750 students who transferred from other districts? Will it lay off dozens of teachers?

Around 400 people packed into the boardroom Tuesdayto voice those questions.

The short answer: It ’s complicated.

When the district released its budget last month for the 2020/2021 school year, it listed possible cuts that would mitigate the projected $6.8 million deficit. On the...