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More Federal cuts mean severe local belt tightening

2013-03-29 - Columbia, KY - Photo CM staff photo. Adair County School Board Chairman Floyd Burton commented on the Kentucky Department and Kentucky School Board Association recommendations to keep budgets on the conservative side seriously. "It looks like sequestration is going to happen," he said, "When it doesn't seem like we could do it, it looks like we'll be tightening our belts yet again. Where all the money will come from to give a quality education to every student in our system - that's the million dollar question. With the cuts we're seeing, a local answer is tough. Even doubling the property tax wouldn't make up for what has been lost." Mr. Burton represents Adair County School District Division 4.
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