RSF School District considers teacher layoffs

RSF School District considers teacher layoffs

In its efforts to close a budget deficit, the Rancho Santa Fe School District board will consider layoffs of a number of certificated employees.

Superintendent Donna Tripi made the recommendation to potentially eliminate all literacy teaching positions, three elementary school classroom positions, three middle school classroom positions, a math coach, PE coach, the librarian, and art, dance and computer science teachers. The cuts would represent 19 positions at R. Roger Rowe School.

At a special meeting held Feb. 25, many parents expressed shock and disappointment about the plan to potentially eliminate certain positions.

“By making the cuts you are suggesting, you are...