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DALLAS — There was a call to action Tuesday night to save a Dallas school considered one of the best in the nation.
Hundreds of parents, students, staff and civic leaders packed a meeting at Townview Magnet Center. Space was at a premium; some had to watch from a second floor balcony.
Townview has been ranked the best public school in the nation by Newsweek magazine four of the last five years. But as News 8 has been reporting, Townview could lose nearly 80 percent of its staff to budget cuts.
On Tuesday night, community leaders urged parents to be pro-active and positive; to attend PTA meetings and send handwritten notes — not computer-generated letters — to lawmakers asking them to put education first.