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More poverty, fewer federal dollars: Suburban Denver schools face hard choices about who gets cut off

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“As poverty grows along Denver’s borders, some suburban schools are finding they have fewer resources to serve a changing crop of students. School districts are seeing areas of concentrated poverty with more schools needing extra resources to address the challenges students face. At the same time, districts are receiving fewer federal dollars meant to help schools provide those services to students from low-income families. Districts can either spread out funds more widely, or narrow the focus to fewer schools and leave some students behind”

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