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Board to consider $8-million in cuts

Published 02/26 2013 04:11PM

Updated 02/26 2013 05:25PM

DECATUR -- The city's school board will consider possible budget cuts Tuesday night. It's expected to make $8-million in cuts for the coming school year. They're a result of less funding from the state and lowered area property taxes.

Considered cuts include a program for pregnant and parenting teens, block scheduling at the high schools and several departmental positions. The board is expected to vote on the cuts March 12.

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