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Bradshaw defends district budget

SITKA, ALASKA Superintendent Steve Bradshaw said benefits and utilities have pushed up the Sitka School district budget over the last five years, despite a decrease in the student population.
Bradshaw defended district spending in an address to the Sitka Chamber of Commerce today (5-20-09).
He also said meeting the needs of special education students was among several factors contributing to higher expenses in schools.
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