On target: ed reform money reaching poorer districts

New state aid flowing to needier systems, as intended, while 141 districts see only minimum increase

THE LOW-INCOME, HEAVILY IMMIGRANT city of Chelsea is getting over $2,600 per pupil more in state education aid than it did two years ago. That translates to nearly $19 million in additional funds each year going into the district’s $118 million budget.   Mary Bourque, a former Chelsea superintendent and now director of government affairs for(...)

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