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Budget cuts to hit military schools first

Killeen ISD could lose $2.6 million in Impact Aid

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Posted: Sunday, March 3, 2013 4:30 am

FORT HOOD — Public schools everywhere will be affected by the government’s automatic budget cuts, but few may feel the funding pinch faster than those on and around military bases.

School districts with military ties from coast-to-coast are bracing for increased class sizes and delayed building repairs. Others already have axed sports teams and even eliminated teaching positions, but still may have to tap savings just to make it through year’s end. But there’s little hope for softening any future financial blows.

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