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Teacher layoffs in budget proposal

Including a nearly $3,000 salary cut for himself and plans to lay off about 30 employees, Superintendent Richard Stokes outlined the initial budget proposal during Tuesday's school board meeting to fill an anticipated $5.5 million shortfall.

"It's difficult when you're trying to cut that amount of money because in order to get there, there are people involved and jobs that are going to be lost," he said. "I know so many of our people, I can put faces with many of the people. That's the hard part."

Even with the proposed cuts, Stokes said, the budget remains $1.57 million short, …

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