Category Archives: Donna Green

Making Collective Bargaining Negotiations Public

Salaries and benefits are the biggest expenses in public education. They are also the biggest drivers for the continually increasing costs of running our schools with fewer and fewer students. In my school district, salaries and assorted benefits will cost … Continue reading

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Metzler Gets Max Bonus

At their May 17th meeting, SAU55’s board awarded Dr. Metzler a 3% raise and a 4% bonus effective July 1, 2017. His total compensation increase is approximately $11,000. Dr. Metzler’s contract limits his bonus to a maximum of 4% of … Continue reading

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SAU Board Likely to Decide Metzler’s Raise Tonight

SAU 55’s board will be discussing Superintendent Metzler’s evaluation tonight. Usually, at this time the conversation also includes decisions on his raise and bonus. It is always possible in these discussions that other contractual issues could be opened as well. … Continue reading

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How The Timberlane Regional School District Embarrasses Itself

At the first Timberlane Budget Committee meeting last night, Jennifer Caruso, new member from Danville, asked for department level expenditure reports for the year by August 1. Our fiscal year ends on June 30. You might think Mrs. Caruso was … Continue reading

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Metzler to Study Moving Bus Stop

At least night’s meeting, Superintendent Metzler agreed to discuss moving Sandown’s Lakeview bus stop when the busing schedule is re-examined with the bus service this summer. Thanks go to the new chairman, Brian Boyle, for bringing this issue up at … Continue reading

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On an Unsafe School Bus Stop

Thank you for reporting on the Lake View bus stop issue in Sandown, “Green and Gordon Discuss Sandown School Bus Issue.” As was reported, Sandown says the bus stop is a school district issue and the school district says the … Continue reading

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School Budgeting Workshop April 22nd

Announcing an exciting opportunity for new and returning elected officials in New Hampshire school districts: “School Budgets: Getting Ahead of the Curve” A school budgeting workshop April 22 hosted by the School District Governance Association of New Hampshire.  More… |timberlanesandown … Continue reading

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