It’s a word that has no doubt become quite familiar to school board members across Berks County as they look to shed expenses.
And the No. 1 expense for a school district? Personnel.
Cutting staff is a tough choice, but one many Berks school districts have faced. In all, 15 districts have said they will trim their ranks for the 2012-13 year.
Because cutting jobs has a big impact on people’s lives, attrition has become the preferred method.