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Starkly different views on charter school’s demise

Two starkly different views are emerging from proponents and critics of a Gloucester charter school set to close at the end of the school year.

Supporters of the Gloucester ­Community Arts Charter School say it has been providing a good-quality education and working hard to overcome management missteps, while critics say that school trustees failed in their financial oversight and that the school never developed the curriculum it promised.

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