Do the #’s lie? Why some schools have to make cuts even thought it looks like they don’t need to.
Empowerment zones, the third way, portfolio district. Different name, same goals: takeover of our public schools.
BPS parent Kristin Johnson and Schoolyard News share the bottom line re. the budget.
2019 budget recommendations released last night.
For a budget primer, read this.
Early indications re. budget cuts. Says BTU’s Jessica Tang, “Schools shouldn’t have to decide between a library and a nurse. We need to figure out what we think all students deserve and how do we get them access to what they need to thrive.”
Last year’s budget cycle included talk of every school getting enough $ to offer a good education. Remember?!?
For the big picture on Mass Ed Reform groups jumping into the fight for the Fair Share Amendment, which would raise $2 billion for public ed, READ THIS!
“Dozens of lawmakers, teacher union leaders and parents yesterday pushed for the state Legislature to boost state education funding to help cash-strapped school districts.”
Kristin Johnson examines who’s left behind at BPS schools facing budget cuts, and who’s facing reductions in staffing, supplies and programming.