The Bay State Banner ran a good article last week on the budget cuts facing 49 of our schools. Read an excerpt:

With the new Boston Public Schools budget making cuts at 49 schools, many are questioning whether the current per-pupil funding system actually improves equity.

Due to declining enrollment, many struggling schools are having their resources cut. In some cases, this is due to fewer parents choosing to select the schools when their levels drop, thus causing per-pupil funds to dwindle. But in other cases, the school continues to perform, yet receives a slashed budget….

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