GARY, Ind. (CBS) — Summer school in Gary, Ind., isn’t what it used to be, and a budget deficit is to blame.

As WBBM Newsradio 780’s Felicia Middlebrooks reports, that deficit has reached $13 million.

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With the schools cash-strapped, authorities have cut so called summer enrichment programs. Band classes are out, a popular alternative languages course has been scrapped, as has a science and math program.

Gary Schools Superintendent Myrtle Campbell tells the Northwest Indiana Post-Tribune that low tax collections and deep state budget cuts are to blame.

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A total of $20 million in budget cuts are slated for next year.