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Erie public schools are consolidating to survive

May 10, 2017
Even after cutbacks, the district is facing a $10 million deficit.
Catherine Doyle teaches an ESL class at East High School in Erie, where more than a quarter of students are learning English.
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School choice can put some rural districts at risk of losing funds

Mar 27, 2017
Communities like Talbotton, Georgia, have few options beyond public schools.
Jack Catrett, Talbot County schools superintendent, worries expanding school choice will widen the gap between haves and have-nots.
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