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Grayson citizens plead: don't cut teachers

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By Ben Bomberger, Reporter

INDEPENDENCE — Citizens pleaded with the Grayson County School Board not to sacrifice teachers to offset drastic state funding cuts Monday night — just before the board approved the 2010-11 budget.

Four Grayson citizens attended the regular school board meeting to ask board members to consider alternative cuts instead of reducing personnel.

Previously, administrators proposed 56 reductions in personnel — including 19 teachers — to offset a growing $2.3 million shortfall in the upcoming budget.


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