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Broke and broken

DCR needs to show it won't botch funding hike

By Sam Allis
Globe Columnist / July 22, 2007

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In 1995, the Observer reported a story about a troubling trend in public education. The traditional compact between citizens and government that tax dollars would cover school costs had busted. Across America, communities were raising serious private money in all sorts of ways to cover budget cuts in local schools. (Full article: 855 words)

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