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By David Martin

District faces funding woes


School district officials fear a “double whammy” of cuts if the Wyoming Legislature follows through with cuts to education.

Speaking last night to the Sweetwater County School District No. 2 Board of Trustees, Superintendent Donna Little-Kaumo said the proposed cuts, when combined with anticipated drops in student enrollment, will result in larger funding decreases to the district.

The Joint Appropriations Committee recommended a 3 percent funding cut to the K-12 fund during the next biennium, which equates to approximately $45 million. The cut would reduce funding to K-12 schools by 1...

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