UPDATE: My source sent me another SAUSD budget freeze document. Click here to read it.
The Santa Ana Unified School District (SAUSD) has apparently instituted a hiring and spending freeze. An inside source emailed several documents to me today, including this one, about the freeze. The same source indicated that the SAUSD has a $16 million dollar budget deficit.
The SAUSD stated in one document that the budgets are not being cut, they are just freezing spending until legislators in Sacramento can pass a new budget. The district even mentioned the Federal Sequester in this document.
There are some exemptions as noted here, including cafeteria items. You may recall that the district got busted recently for misspending their cafeteria money.
Items that are being affected by the suspension include: Continue reading