Splits on school board make for a long night of deliberations

The bottom line is we’re cutting, and we need to do this today so we can move on. It’s unfair to our staff who just want to know if they are laid off or not."–School District 52 Trustee Russel Wiens, expressing the school boards need to bring closure to the budget issue.

It took more than three hours of debate at the final school board meeting for the year, and when all the discussion was finished the School District 52 board had come up with the number thirty eight.

That will be the number of School District employees facing layoffs this year after the Board finally came to an agreement on an amended 2008-09 budget…

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