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The Governor’s race

The strains on schools a worry statewide

Scott Barraclough enrolled his sixth-grader, Elliot, in a Catholic school this fall after two years at his neighborhood elementary school in Gloucester. “He was bored,’’ Barraclough said. Scott Barraclough enrolled his sixth-grader, Elliot, in a Catholic school this fall after two years at his neighborhood elementary school in Gloucester. “He was bored,’’ Barraclough said. (David Kamerman/ Globe Staff)
By Peter Schworm
Globe Staff / October 19, 2010

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GLOUCESTER — When work crews went to inspect the city’s schools this summer, they knew years of neglect had taken a toll. But the damage still took them aback. (Full article: 1461 words)

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