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October 12, 2012
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Looking back at 1992

Two decades ago, Douglas County voters agreed to pay for two new schools and the expansion of several others.

Back in 1992, the school district was looking at 6 and 7 percent growth in enrollment, not one or two years in a row, but for five.

Passing the bond in 1992 took three visits to the ballot and a plan that moved freshmen to the middle schools in order to cut the cost of expanding the high school.

The school district's growth peaked in 1998 at 7,322 students.

Now, 14 years later, the district has experienced a series of down …

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