With early indications that schools will be receiving cuts for the third consecutive year, parent groups are gearing up for what may be a series of contentious School Committee and City Council meetings and many are questioning whether the way Boston schools are funded makes sense.

“We’re in a vicious cycle which ends up hurting harming those most in need,” said Barbara Fields, who sits on the executive committee of the Black Educators’ Alliance of Massachusetts. “We can’t profess that we’re focusing on children and closing the achievement gap and not provide the resources needed for quality education for our children.”

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