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Swampscott officials critical of state’s student spending plan

Peter Spellios, Swampscott Select Board chair, center, calls the 2020 financial retreat to order on Saturday. (Spenser R. Hasak)
SWAMPSCOTT — Swampscott’s elected officials and town administrators discussed the impact the state’s new Student Opportunity Act (SOA) will have on the district’s 2021 school budget during the town’s second annual financial retreat this Saturday.   Many felt the town was shortchanged by the program that determines the amount of state aid each district receives, arguing…

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