Nearly $1 billion funding difference in education bills

Report highlights big gains Gateway Cities would see under ‘Promise Act’

SINCE JANUARY, when two proposals to update the state’s 26-year-old formula for funding Massachusetts schools were filed, one by Gov. Charlie Baker and another by a group of lawmakers led by Sen. Sonia Chang-Diaz, it was clear that there was a big difference between the bills in how much new state money they allocated for(...)

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