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Day: March 27, 2013

Nashoba Trims School Choice Program

By Ann Needle

After weeks of debate, the Nashoba School Committee voted last night to nix the school choice program in kindergarten through grade 8. The amount of debate over the topic throughout several meetings easily outpaced discussion devoted to the approved 2013/14 budget, which was the subject of an annual public hearing that started the meeting.

Once again this year, the Committee took up its annual option to review the standing school choice policy, which regulates how many out-of-district students can come to school here in different grades. The Committee finally voted to keep the program only at Nashoba Regional High School.

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The Independent Clause

    I need to apologize for the incorrect date on the front page of last week’s issue.  The first thing I do when I breakdown the previous week’s issue is to change the issue number and the date on the front page. The very first thing, every time, every week. For 6 years. Actually, 6…

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In This Week’s Print Edition… March 27, 2013

Where to Buy a Copy Subscribe for Home Delivery Selectmen Approve Budget Proposal The Board of Selectmen last night approved Town Administrator Bill Wrigley’s budget of over $25M for FY 2014. The budget includes a small General Municipal increase of 3.35%, for the funds needed to run town government, pay employees, fund programs and operations….

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