Saturday, June 13, 2020

FM #299 Dr Bergen - Passionate Recap of school budget cuts- 6/09/20 (audio)

FM #299 = This is the Franklin Matters radio show, number 299 in the series.

This session shares Dr Anne Bergen’s comments on the history of the budget cuts during the School Committee meeting held on Tuesday, June 9, 2020. The meeting was conducted via conference bridge to adhere to the ‘social distancing’ requirements of this pandemic period.

The full meeting recording and notes were previously posted. This segment was requested as worthy of sharing.

This segment runs about 8 minutes, so let’s listen to Dr Bergen recap what has been lost from the school budget over the years. This is not a new problem, it is just getting worse.

Audio file =


The audio for the full meeting is posted (this segment begins 2:04:44)

My notes captured during the meeting

Town of Franklin budget page

School Committee budget workshop - Jan 14, 2020


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FM #299 Dr Bergen - Passionate Recap of school budget cuts- 6/09/20 (audio)
FM #299 Dr Bergen - Passionate Recap of school budget cuts- 6/09/20 (audio)

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