08 July 2009
The Arizona Republic

Desert Arroyo Middle School will remain open, the Cave Creek Unified School District governing board decided Tuesday.

The decision was met with applause from more than 150 people who attended the meeting.

The school district calculated this spring that it would need to cut between $4 million and $6 million from its 2009-2010 budget. The board considered many options, including teacher furloughs, pay reductions and layoffs to handle the cuts. Many feared the reductions wouldn't be enough, which prompted the governing board to consider closing the school for good.

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