June 11, 2017

Sun Spots with Hitch [Vol. 170]: Worcester school initiative in the spin cycle

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This one seemed cut-and-dried to us: In an effort to curb absenteeism and boost kids’ spirits, washers and dryers will be made available to city students at four more schools, following a trial run at Sullivan Middle School this year.

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Plus, UMass Medical has stepped up to help finance the plan. Everybody wins, right? Well, haters gonna hate. And keyboard cowboys across the interwebs found myriad reasons to pick apart the laudable endeavor.

Hitch separates the dark from the light to get to the bottom of this.

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