This year’s foundation budget bill was the most ambitious attempt to overhaul funding for Massachusetts’ public schools in 25 years, and it sank late Tuesday night on Beacon Hill.

In its wake left bitter feelings for public education advocates, including its principal sponsor, and a lot of unanswered questions.

Shortly before the midnight end of the legislative session, State Sen. Sonia Chang-Diaz of Jamaica Plain revealed that no deal had been reached on the so-called “foundation budget” bill.

Chang-Diaz, Beacon Hill’s top advocate for increased school funding, bitterly accused House leadership of using “rationalizations and double standards” to prevent any prospective deal — even, finally, of rejecting one of its own proposals to kill the bill.

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