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Carson City schools, community struggle with looming cuts

As school district officials set about cutting more than $6 million from its annual budget, there is an air of trepidation that extends even beyond classroom.

"It's a difficult activity for everybody involved," said Richard Stokes, superintendent of the Carson City School District. "It spills out into the community and causes a feeling of uncertainty."

The dozens of teachers and other staff who may be laid off or reassigned represent more than just lost jobs, Stokes said.

"These kinds of events have a tremendous opportunity for loss in terms of human capital and opportunities we can provide our students," he …

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