Last night the Board voted to approve an agreement with the YWCA that will allow them to continue providing before- and after-school care at Village schools -- with facilities fees paid to the district and creating a new revenue stream.
The Board had explored the possibility of running the before/aftercare ourselves, as a way to generate income. This new solution, worked out between the Y and the finance committee, will give us some income but will be easier to administer, especially in light of the changes in the business office next year (reorganized staff and a new business administrator to replace Angelo Desimone who has resigned to work with the state).
The good news for parents is the before/aftercare program will remain essentially the same, with earlier morning hours and plans to add services at schools which currently don't offer aftercare, if appropriate demand can be established.
I love win-win solutions!
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