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Rockport, Gloucester study sharing school services

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As attendance continues to decline, budgets continue to rise and a possible override of tax-limiting Proposition 2½ on the horizon, Rockport Public Schools are trying to perfect a balancing act — cut costs while maintaining a robust and effective school environment for students.

Gloucester Public Schools are facing similar issues.

The two districts have retained the services of the University of Massachusetts Donahue Institute to determine whether sharing some services would benefit their students and save some cash. Both districts are splitting the study's cost, $60,000, right down the middle. The Donahue Institute has conducted similar cost-saving studies for school districts across the Commonwealth.

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