School funding bill should be about more than money

Closing achievement gap will require bolder thinking about obstacles students face

THE SCHOOL FUNDING BILL being debated in the Legislature is about something much bigger than school funding. It’s about fixing the state’s most daunting problem:  the growing, intractable opportunity gap between the rich and poor. Yet many of the state’s progressives are sitting on the sidelines, content with legislation that misses a once-in-a-generation opportunity to address(...)

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