East Texas superintendents talk budget cuts
Hudson, Huntington, Lufkin & Zavalla talk of slashing millions from budgets
Lufkin — 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