Public School Funding
"The meager increases for next year reflect a recent trend of relatively flat state aid for many school systems under a funding formula widely criticized by educators for failing to adequately estimate the annual costs of providing a public education and accurately weigh a community’s ability to pay."
- Modest state aid increase leaves many school systems strapped, The Boston Globe
One of my top priorities is to address the outdated Chapter 70 education funding formula that is leaving students in Leicester and Worcester behind. Every student, regardless of zip code, has the right to a quality education.