Boston School Dept. Details 'Big Ideas' To Close Budget GapPlay
Boston Public Schools has released a long-term report with "10 Big Ideas" to close an estimated annual budget gap of $20 to $25 million. Among some of big ideas: possible school closures and changes to teachers' salaries.
“We find ourselves right now in what seems like a contradiction," said Assistant to the Superintendent Erika Giampietro. "As a district we spend a good amount per student, at about 20 thousand per student and at the same time we are making difficult budget trade-offs."
Tonya Mosley, is the senior education reporter for WBUR's Edify. She tweets @TonyaMosley.
This article was originally published on October 25, 2016.
This segment aired on October 25, 2016.