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District 153 looks at program cuts if Nov. 8 referendum fails

Homewood District 153 Superintendent Scott McAlister said “it breaks my heart” to outline cuts that would affect classroom teachers, staff and programs, but the reality is the state requires a balanced budget.

Board members said the situation hit home when McAlister unveiled the proposal at the Oct. 11 board meeting. If the Nov. 8 tax referendum fails, District 153 would eliminate: