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|Why are schools so expensive?|
When you ponder the price for schools, always remember that we
have been here as a town for three hundred (300) years.
The costs of schools in Framingham have risen very sharply in the
last eight years, thanks to greedy teacher unions and the lack of
fiscal controls by the school committee.
Note how we compare in costs to
In essence, your costs have gone up sharply, with no results to show for it. The school committee will tell you that the large number of non-English speaking student population is the root cause of their inability to improve results no matter how much we spend.
At last count, twenty (20%) percent of Framingham students are "special education" (SPED), requiring more personal schooling. I personally was wondering whether our water supply had high lead levels.
The goals of the Massachusetts Education Reform Act of 1993 was to:
Given all this, how come our SAT scores are going nowhere.
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