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Palo Alto Weekly

News - November 29, 2013

Schools loosen purse strings after property-tax revenue jumps

Years of belt-tightening give way to added staff, raises for teachers

by Chris Kenrick

Palo Alto school officials are loosening the purse strings for the first time in years as a booming real-estate market has boosted property-tax revenues more than 6 percent yearly for two years running.

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Staff Writer Chris Kenrick can be emailed at ckenrick@paweekly.com.