Quote of the Week: "It's just really hard to say let's cut field trips so we can have large class sizes."

"It's just really hard to say let's cut field trips so we can have large class sizes."

—School board member Indya Kincannon, responding to Monday night's presentation by The Parthenon Group, a consultant group that has devised a strategic finance plan for Knox County Schools. The plan calls for cuts in several areas, with the top "cost avoidance" measure being to reduce the number of teachers. Kincannon went on to tell the News Sentinel, "I guess I have a lot more thinking and research to do, but I'm just not convinced by the proposed investments."