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Schenectady charter school proposal assailed at hearing

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Residents overwhelmingly opposed a proposed charter school at a Wednesday night public hearing, but organizers said they have many supporters who simply didn’t feel brave enough to speak out. Many residents said the charter school would cost too much money — about $1.8 million in its first year, and $5.6 million in 2018. While the Schenectady City School District would teach fewer students if the charter school opened, residents said fixed costs would not go ...

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September 20, 2012
9:20 a.m.

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'Obligation,' or oligarchy?

Swanigan's observations/comments reflect an elitist mind set bordering on 17th and 18th century dogma.

Whoever Swanigan is I'm happy my kids are not dependent on her for their schooling.

If she really wants to help, she should offer grant writing courses through SCAP, or, the One Stop.

Whether she's correct, or, not her choice of words reflect a lack of true empathy.

September 21, 2012
1:19 p.m.

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it's time to end the teen mom/welfare for life cycle. sterilize, don't pamper them.