Leesville Middle School students, from right, Paige Williams, Regan O'Brien, Marie Cox, Madaline Worth, Kenneth Pham, and Jackson Pope rehearse during an orchestra class on Nov. 9, 2015. The proposed 2016-17 Wake County school budget includes more funding to repair musical instruments in strings programs.
Leesville Middle School students, from right, Paige Williams, Regan O'Brien, Marie Cox, Madaline Worth, Kenneth Pham, and Jackson Pope rehearse during an orchestra class on Nov. 9, 2015. The proposed 2016-17 Wake County school budget includes more funding to repair musical instruments in strings programs. T. Keung Hui khui@newsobserver.com
Leesville Middle School students, from right, Paige Williams, Regan O'Brien, Marie Cox, Madaline Worth, Kenneth Pham, and Jackson Pope rehearse during an orchestra class on Nov. 9, 2015. The proposed 2016-17 Wake County school budget includes more funding to repair musical instruments in strings programs. T. Keung Hui khui@newsobserver.com
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