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February 7, 2013

Community event parallels recent landmark school funding decision

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“The teachers are put in a difficult position and, from what your data shows, it's getting worse, generationally speaking,” a participant responded.

To this, Lesley said the public education budget has been cut by one-third since 2009 – one of the measures former MWISD Superintendent Ronny Collins referred to as “gutting, not cutting.”

Almost echoing Judge Dietz's remarks, the participant said, “My main issue is that these kids are going to be the future of our country; and if we don't give them what they need, then other countries are going to go leaps and bounds over us.”

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