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Parents, Students To Protest Bus Cuts In Sweetwater Union High School District

The Sweetwater Union High School District central office is shown, Nov. 7, 2018.

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Above: The Sweetwater Union High School District central office is shown, Nov. 7, 2018.

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A new school year is usually pretty exciting except when students are facing cutbacks that could affect their academic performance.

Aired: August 26, 2019 | Transcript

Thousands of kids around San Diego County are headed back to school Monday. A new school year can be filled with possibility and promise. But students in the Sweetwater Union High School District, who have been in school for a few weeks already, are facing cutbacks that could affect their academic performance.

Some students and parents in San Ysidro are planning a protest Monday night over cuts to school bus routes and laptops in the district.

Voice of San Diego reporter Will Huntsberry joined Midday Edition on Monday to talk about the cuts.

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