School Funding in Mass: What Does Every Parent Need to Know?

Wednesday May 22, 2019 –

Do your schools provide enough resources to students in your community? Do you ever wonder why some schools have more resources than others? How does funding in your school district work?

According to a 2015 bipartisan Foundation Budget Review Commission Report, Massachusetts schools are underfunded by $1 billion and $2 billion! So what is being done to solve this education crisis?

Join us as we talk to two state experts to understand the answers to these questions.

  • Colin Jones, Senior Policy Analyst, Massachusetts Budget and Policy Center
  • Tracy O'Connell Novick, Field Director, Massachusetts Association of School Committees
  • Marianna Islam (moderator), Director of Programs & Advocacy, Schott Foundation for Public Education