‘We’re Trying to Just Survive’: How State Cuts Fueled Berlin’s School Funding Crisis
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The city of Berlin has been making some tough decisions lately. As state aid for education declines, Berlin is struggling to keep its schools open. And it’s not alone. Some towns have brought lawsuits against the state, claiming it isn’t covering enough education costs.
Others pin their hopes on school funding debates in the State House. And some warn that without a funding fix, the crisis in Berlin is a taste of what’s to come for property-poor towns across New Hampshire.