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The state legislature has failed to pass a bill that would change the formula Massachusetts uses to determine how much funding will be given to each school district in the state. (AP/Charles Rex Arbogast)MoreCloseclosemore
The state legislature has failed to pass a bill that would change the formula Massachusetts uses to determine how much funding will be given to each school district in the state. (AP/Charles Rex Arbogast)

The legislative session for Massachusetts ended late Tuesday night with a flurry of activity on several key pieces of legislation.

Just before midnight, time ran out on a new education funding bill. The bill would have updated the formula the state uses to determine how much money school districts get from the state.

The House and the Senate both passed bills to change the funding formula, but in the end, they could not reach a final compromise.

Guests

Max Larkin, WBUR Edify reporter. He tweets @jmlarkin.

Charlotte Kelly, executive director of Massachusetts Education Justice Alliance (MEJA). MEJA tweets at @massedjustice.

This segment aired on August 1, 2018.

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