While we await some return phone calls, this just in: There's a "community meeting" scheduled for tomorrow night to discuss possible cuts at Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing & Visual Arts. Per the Dallas Friends of Public Education, the meeting -- which I've been told is really more of a "rally" -- is scheduled to run from 7 till 8 p.m. at the Wyly Theatre, during which, DFPE says, attendees can "hear about the strategic plan that is unfolding to fight for BTW and public education in the state of Texas" and "collectively engage in the dialogue that we are all having individually."
For those who may have missed it, on the district's list of Possible Reductions by Campus, Arts Magnet could lose as many as 42 of its 89 full-time employees should the district have to trim its budget by more than $250 million.
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