3. What happens if the opt out is not approved?

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If the opt-out does not pass, the district will face a budget shortfall due to a loss of pension revenue, anticipated discontinued use of capital outlay flexibility, and a projected end of year operating deficit. The Brookings School District will struggle to maintain current programming and student support in the 2018-19 school year and beyond. A loss may result in:

 Reductions in programs and services.
 Reduced professional learning opportunities.
 Reduced course offerings.
 Increased class sizes.