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Durham Parents Seek Apology From School Board

Posted March 12, 2004 6:29 a.m. EST

— Unhappy parents are demanding an apology from

Durham Public Schools

.

Their demand comes after the school district apparently threatened to cut funding to New Horizons, an alternative school for students who are expelled.

The group aired their grievances at a meeting with the superintendent Thursday night.

School officials did not apologize, but did say they made a mistake by threatening to cut off funding to the school.