The Mayport-Greensboro school district has had to deal with several major issues in recent years.
But the most concerning has been a dramatic drop in enrollment, which has come as a result of the district’s decision to cut hundreds of thousands of dollars in federal funding.
Mayport is one of several local districts in the state that have seen significant drops in enrollment as the cost of living has risen dramatically in recent decades.
But even in a region where the poverty rate is nearly eight times the national average, the district has been unable to attract enough students to make up for the loss in enrollment.
Now, it is facing the prospect of losing $3.8 million in federal aid over the next year and facing a shortfall of $3 million in state aid over three years.
“Our students have been really struggling to find homes for them in the past, and our school system is struggling with the challenges of our aging population,” said Mayport School Superintendent Tom Dominguez.
“We’ve seen a steep decline in students in the last year and a half.”
But the school district is not the only school district in the region that is struggling.
The state has not provided funds for the district since 2009.
In May, the state’s Department of Education announced that it would no longer be providing funds to the district.
The department said that the federal funds were being cut because the district had not maintained the same number of schools as its predecessors, which had more than 1,100.
“This is not a perfect picture of Mayport and our community,” said Domingez.
“There are some schools that are failing, and we need to be aware of that.”
While the funding cut has not hit Mayport, it has affected several other districts in Greensboro and surrounding areas.
For example, in May 2018, the Greensboro School Board voted to close all of its high schools, including Mayport.
According to the New York Times, that resulted in the closure of more than 300 classrooms, and the loss of about 1,500 students.
Mayport, the only other district in Greensport, is also in the midst of a similar situation.
The school district was facing a similar financial crisis in the 1990s, but now that the economy is booming and the cost per student is increasing, the board has made the difficult decision to close most of its schools.
In May 2018 the district lost $1.3 million due to the loss to state aid, but it is still struggling to make ends meet.
The district has faced budget shortfalls in the recent years, and it has struggled to maintain its current enrollment.
“Our budget is in the red.
We’re just trying to do everything we can to make sure that we’re getting all the resources we can, but that doesn’t make us a better school district,” said Greensboro Superintendent Karen DeSantis.
The situation has made it difficult for the teachers to do their jobs.
According to the American Federation of Teachers, over half of the teachers in Mayport are currently on paid leave, and that number has continued to increase since the school year began.
DeSantes said that if the district is to stay afloat, she wants to hire additional teachers to fill vacancies that remain.
But with the budget shortages and lack of resources, it appears that the district will have to lay off staff as it tries to save the district money.
“It’s been very challenging to keep the district afloat,” said DeSants.
“I think that this is one area that will need a lot of help, as we’re trying to keep our students in schools that they can afford to pay for.”
In addition to the financial crisis, the Maypoles are facing a number of other challenges in the district, including the state of their public education.
With the current financial crisis and the cuts in state funding, Mayport has been forced to rely on the assistance of a $15 million grant from the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).
However, that grant was not able to be used to help Mayport afford its new, more expensive classrooms.
Instead, the grant will be used for renovations to Mayport’s existing schools.
“As a result, there are a number challenges in Maypicks classrooms, including maintenance and safety issues,” said HUD spokesperson Sarah Stokes.
If the state does not provide additional funds, the funding that is left in the grant could be used in a way that would allow Maypaks students to move to another district.
“For the Mayps, it’s been really difficult to get through the last few years because we have so many students that are still enrolled in school,” said Stokes, who added that the state has also provided grants to schools that need to improve their facilities and have a better climate for students.
“When the state doesn’t provide additional funding, the school can’t make any changes to their programs and their students are at