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Wakefield-Marenisco hopes for greater state funding

Region's football status also discussed


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WAKEFIELD - Members of the Wakefield-Marenisco board of education voted Monday evening to support a resolution in support of greater state funding of schools.

"There's a group that's been fighting for years to get adequate funding," superintendent Jason Gustafson told the board. "They've asked for each school to approve a resolution."

The superintendent said that the state budget for the coming school year has not yet been concluded, so the resolution might have an impact before that process is complete.

The resolution has been circulated by the Scho...