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East Texas superintendents talk budget cuts

East Texas superintendents talk budget cuts
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Thursday, June 2, 2011 - 3:21am

Hudson, Huntington, Lufkin & Zavalla talk of slashing millions from budgets

The Lufkin Daily News is reporting; 4 billion in cuts to public education in the state's 1,100 districts has local school superintendents sizing-up the impact to their own campuses.

Hudson public school's superintendent: Mary Ann Whiteker tells the Daily News; "For the first time in the history of our state, the Legislature did not provide funding for enrollment growth."

Zavalla superintendent David Flowers tells the Daily News;  “It’s like putting a Band-Aid on an arm that’s been cut off."

Lufkin superintendent: Ray Knight tells the Daily News regarding the on-going special session;  “I’m hoping fewer politicians show up and more statesmen show up.”

To read more on the cuts, head to The Lufkin Daily News website: http://lufkindailynews.com/news/local/article_e1a4a754-8c5a-11e0-883e-001cc4c03286.html

 

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