Everett School Board candidates focus on graduation rates

The incumbent says rates are rising. Her challenger says more can be done.

Janelle Nixon-Burke (left) and Pam LeSesne

Janelle Nixon-Burke (left) and Pam LeSesne

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Monroe School District considers selling 1916 schoolhouse

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