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As I See It: Getting the best value for health care dollars

Since the Education Reform Act of 1993, public school funding has been determined by the Commonwealth’s Foundation Budget, a formula intended to ensure that every school has adequate levels of funding from both state and local governments to ensure universal access to quality public education. In the two decades since its formation, the Foundation Budget formula has considered the number of students, the characteristics of the student body, the characteristics of the community, and the costs of education to establish minimum local and state contributions.

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Worcester Airport presents a path for future progress

I WAS disappointed to read Megan Woolhouse’s article “Still waiting for business to take off.”Worcester Regional Airport, known by its call letters as ORH, is a critical element of Central Massachusetts’ transportation tripod of road, rail, and air.

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Worcester needs to unlock airport potential

The largest single transportation facility in Worcester, and arguably that with the most potential, Worcester Regional Airport (airport code ORH) is a critical element in Greater Worcester’s transportation tripod of road, rail, and air.

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Worcester Schools – Can They Be Fixed?

Worcester Schools have been under criticism for a range of shortfalls including in school crime, poor test score, and lack of leadership.

Now, the Worcester Research Bureau has published a major report calling for immediate action to improve the Worcester Schools — titled, “The Urgency of Excellence.”

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