It was standing room only in the lecture hall in Pittsfield Middle School. More than 100 people from Berlin, Franklin, Keene and elsewhere listened as Executive Councilor Andru Volinsky described the history of how the state has funded public education. The main topic was tension over how much money the state sends to local districts. When he got to the list of lawsuits against the state on the issue, that's when hands started popping up. Bryan Lamirande was one of those. He's the business manager for Berlin Public Schools. He said they’ve had to deal with tighter budgets for the past several years. "One, why did the state start taking stabilization away from us in 2015?” he asked. “And two, how can we work collaboratively to start a lawsuit? Because...
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Communities Want N.H. to Improve Education Funding, Consider Another Lawsuit