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Editorial: Budget Proposal Needs a Trim

Ah, the Rite of Spring

It is school budget time and the process resembles Igor Stravinsky's “The Rite of Spring.” There's a good bit of dancing around, rival tribes, the elders and, of course, the sacrificial dance (aka the budget presented to the voters). 

Ever since the budget vote process was tinkered with to eliminate the inconvenience of rejection, such as limited school bus services, the elimination of sports and other extra-curriculars, the sacrificial dance has become mostly symbol...

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