Major budget cuts at Valley school district

GOODYEAR, AZ - Worried parents packed Western Sky Middle School hoping to hear something other than the reality: major budget cuts are coming.

The Litchfield Elementary School District needs to cut about $1.6 million from next year's budget.

Part of the cuts include reducing staff and salaries as well as cutting back on school supplies.

"It's going to bring down [test] scores," said one parent, Kerry Scherting.

The district said cuts are never easy and that's why they're asking for input.

The district has a full list of the cuts on its website .

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