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A slow warming trend will begin in our area over the weekend into early next week with dry weather expected. Our next chance for showers and thunderstorms will begin around Wednesday as the next cold front nears.
Teachers' group issues statement about BISD
The state's largest teachers group said students will pay the price for the district's financial mismanagement if the board ends up cutting more than 200 positions.
The Association of Texas Professional Educators' issued a statement saying:"The potential harm of cutting dozens of math, English and elementary level positions cannot be overstated, not to mention the numerous cuts to fine arts programs,"
The organization's beaumont chapter president Suellen Ener says: "Students thrive as a result of theater arts, band, choir and language courses" and goes on to say eliminating such a large number of teachers will certainly have a negative impact on the quality of education Beaumont schoolchildren receive.
In conclusion she said it is unfortunate that students will pay the heaviest price for the misdeeds of this administration.