By Will Fritz
Special to the Village News 

FUHSD approves raises while facing budget deficits


Last updated 6/16/2018 at 5:28pm

The Fallbrook Union High School District’s Board of Trustees approved salary increases for district employees, including the superintendent and assistant superintendent at its June 11 meeting, while an administrator predicted budget shortfalls over the next three years.

The district’s teachers and most other employees will see a 2 percent pay increase, effective July 1.

Superintendent Hugo Pedroza’s pay will be upped by 3 percent to $242,311 – the second adjustment to his contract since 2014, when he was hired with a base salary of $195,000.

At the same meeting, district Chief Busin...

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Reader Comments

tracydaniel writes:

It's time the two districts (Elementary School District and High School District) unify and eliminate the duplicated positions (i.e Superintendents, Director of Student Services, etc.) and put the money towards teachers and reducing class sizes. It's not too late to get it on the November ballot! Fallbrook has approximately 7,500 students between the two districts. Looking at the statistics from other districts in this article makes it clear that students will be better served with one district

tracydaniel writes:

The district was fined $13,047 on their most recent audited financial statements (2016) for having too many administrators to teachers. This finding can be found on page 91 of the Audited Financial Statements and can be found using this link


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