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Wakefield-Marenisco hopes for greater state funding

Region's football status also discussed


July 17, 2019

P.J. Glisson/Daily Globe

ENGAGED IN discussion during their Monday evening meeting are members of the Wakefield-Marenisco board of education. They include, from left, clockwise, trustees Dan Obradovich and Marg Lynott, secretary Stacie Rooni, president Brad Dalbec, superintendent Jason Gustafson, vice president Micki Sorensen, treasurer Marsha Vestich, business manager Tina Trevarthen, and trustee Brandon Yuchasz (back turned). The board met in the school's life skills room, which is down the hall on the first floor from the new office now under construction. Also part of the new office area will be a new board room and a new head teacher's office.


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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...

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