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Tuesday, August 23, 2011

A Sign Of The Times.


The Janesville School Board is considering options such as cutting high school athletics, closing schools and selling off land and facilities to deal with an urgent budget shortfall.

The board has to make some major cuts after already eliminating $9 million from this year's budget.

The final decision will likely come sometime next month. The most recent proposal -- cutting athletics -- came late last week from Janesville School District Superintendent Karen Schulte.

Eliminating high school athletics beginning with the winter and spring season could save the district $500,000 in the current budget year and $1 million next year with no fall sports.

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