This just in: The City of Boston ended FY 2010 with a $9.1 million surplus, according to a report just released by the Boston Municipal Research Bureau. Yes, you read that correctly: a surplus(!) after all predictions of gloom and doom. Imagine the surplus if non-profits such as Mass General, Harvard (with an endowment of $30 billion), NU, and the Museum of Science paid anything approaching their fair share of taxes.
Read more about how taxation policy affects education funding for Boston’s public schools.
A Study from Rutgers details the Story of Boston’s Mayoral Control of Schools.
New report sheds light on the history of the mayoral control of schools in Boston, one of nine cities examined. Read more about how Boston’s system of government affects education and download a copy of the report