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Old 01-16-2009, 07:18 AM
 
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Waterville/Winslow/Vassalboro passed theirs.
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Old 01-16-2009, 07:36 AM
 
Location: Teton Valley Idaho
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The plan was voted down in Eastport, Perry,Jonesport, and Calais. See ya in 6 weeks!
So we can vote it down again! What is going to work in the more populated areas isn't going to work in the more rural areas. I hate that we're just wasting all this time! We need a better plan---actually, that's not even it. It's not a one size fits all solution.... we need plans that will fit rural and more populated areas.
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Old 01-16-2009, 07:55 AM
 
Location: some where maine
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i was reading about pittsfield this morning. they got a big fine becouse they did not merg with madison.do the powers that be no how far pittsfield is from madison.it's a 50 min ride on a good day in a car.why would a parent want to have their kid bussed that far away.
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Old 01-16-2009, 08:45 AM
 
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Well, yes and no.

My comment was made primarily due to the report on such things given to me by the administration in this town. It may well be the "fault" of the Federal government, but the blame that is being place by this town is on Augusta, from whom the money from the gummint flows.

The administration knows darn well that the blame goes on the feds, or at least they should. Augusta has no choice but to make sure that the federal mandates are followed. Not following those mandates would result in Maine losing million in federal special education funds and enough lawsuits by the parents of special eduaction students that your head would spin.
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