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Fresno Unified Adopts Budget

( BUDGET:  FRESNO UNIFIED JOB CUTS ON HOLD)
 THE FRESNO UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARD OF TRUSTEES ADOPTED A 975-MILLION DOLLAR BUDGET LAST NIGHT THAT INCLUDES MORE JOB CUTS IF UNIONS DON'T AGREE TO FURLOUGH DAYS.
 THE TRUSTEES STILL FACE A BUDGET SHORTFALL OF ABOUT
35-MILLION DOLLARS.  IN RECENT MONTHS THE DISTRICT INCREASED CLASS SIZES TO SAVE 17-MILLION DOLLARS, AND CUT ANOTHER 17-MILLION IN ADMINISTRATIVE AND ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS.