State needs to address inequality in education
Commonwealth Magazine: WHEN THE PUBLIC SEEKS to improve the educational outcomes for students, we tend to misdirect our frustration towards teachers unions, low-performing district schools, and/or the existence of charter schools. The problem, however, is much larger than any one school. In reality, cash-strapped urban districts and Gateway Cities across Massachusetts are not getting their fair share of dollars in the form of local aid. We must ensure that all teachers at all schools have the resources they need to educate all learners.