by Scott Neuffer
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December 16, 2008
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Schools urge residents to contact legislators

Fliers with phone numbers and e-mails of state legislators were distributed at the Douglas County School District's town hall meeting on Monday night, both for practical and symbolic purposes.

Those concerned about budget cuts to education coming down from the state next year were urged to contact lawmakers. But the handouts also reminded people that the school district is a creature of the state, and must react to what's mandated.

"The only people that can turn this around are the decision makers at the state level," said Superintendent Carol Lark. "They control the revenues."

School Board Vice Chairwoman Cindy Trigg …

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