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Dear Editor: Did I hear it correctly? Superintendent Sirko of the Aspen schools says the cost of the new middle school is “higher than expected.” And this before they even get started on actual construction?What part of the opposition to the original bond issue didn’t she get? This is exactly, right down to the estimated rise in construction costs percentage, what the people who favored “holding off before we commit” had in mind. I just hope that the bond can cover the cost of the temporary classrooms so we don’t have to home-school our kids while we cannibalize all the other district assets and programs in order to complete the project.I wish I could say telling you WE TOLD YOU SO felt good, but to be honest, this thing is so pathetic to me as a parent and taxpayer I would rather cry.Mike MaroltAspen


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