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Hear How the CUSD Controversy Went Down

This one-minute segment highlights an effort to stifle discussion about the Capistrano Unified's $331 million, 2012-13 school budget.

This is a one-minute snippet of Wednesday's Board of Trustee meeting, during which the trustees decided not to discuss major financial matters before them.

Twice during the meeting, Trustee John Alpay  The first item involved the , which resulted in increased class sizes by 1.5 students and shortened the school year.

The second item, captured in the audio tape above, was the  for the next school year.

Penny Arévalo August 22, 2012 at 03:58 AM
Please no cussing, not even masked. Thanks!
PDub August 23, 2012 at 08:19 AM
This is the first thing I've ever heard from Alpay and immediately the word usurper comes to mind. This we gotta pass it before we know whats in it kind of mentality is not acceptable. Has this budget been properly reconciled to ensure it doesnt have any hidden earmarks that might benefit those that wont allow a discussion regarding its merits or demerits. Perhaps denying discussion prevents questions from being raised
Penny Arévalo September 19, 2012 at 12:38 AM
Video's audio restored. :-)
Dadof2 October 01, 2012 at 05:07 AM
Penny it seems the audio clip isnt working?? I was really interested in hearing this so called shut down of the discussion, which i have not heard for myself yet. Any help??
Penny Arévalo October 01, 2012 at 12:57 PM
It's working for me.

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