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Manchester Charter Question: A Backdoor to School Board Taxing Authority

The question asking Manchester voters to amend the city charter seems simple enough.  It reads as follows: SHALL THE CITY OF MANCHESTER APPROVE THE THE CITY CHARTER AMENDMENT SUMMARIZED BELOW CHARTER REVIEW COMMITTEE SECTION 8.03 PERIODIC REVIEW (a)  Not less than once every ten (10) years the board of mayor and aldermen shall cause the …

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So Manchester Board of School Committee Jim O’Connell, do YOU know how to close the Achievement Gap without more spending?

Money doesn’t cure all ills.  MANCHESTER Jim O’Connell now sits on the Board of School Committee. His claim to fame has been his constant call for MORE SPENDING in the schools (see screencap, below). He put out a statement on racism in the Manchester schools so I thought I’d send him a reply: I’m going to …

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