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The latest on the NYC school budget drama

With school to resume on Sept. 8, front and center in the minds of many is the fight over the budget for the city’s sprawling system of public schools, which serve about a million children. It has been characterized by exceptional intrigue, accusations of betrayal and obfuscation, reversals and re-reversals and the intervention of a judge. Our civics reporter Felipe De La Hoz has the story.