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Texas school leaders urge state not to cut funding as they struggle with declining enrollment

Enrollment has fallen as schools and families grapple with pandemic closures and health concerns. Next semester, the declines could start hitting district budgets.

Desks are seated six feet away from each other at Premont Collegiate High School on Aug. 4, 2020 in Premont. Some desks, marked with yellow Xs, were used as placeholders to maintain a socially safe distance.

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