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Wake County Superintendent Jim Merrill explains why he wants county commissioners to give half of the $26 million he says is needed to save art, music and physical education teachers that could be cut if the state doesn't provide relief from lower K-3 class sizes. Keung Hui khui@newsobserver.com

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