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The long-term financial plan projects annual gaps between revenue and expenses if no changes are made. (Source: Boston Public Schools)
The long-term financial plan projects annual gaps between revenue and expenses if no changes are made. (Source: Boston Public Schools)
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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."

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Tonya Mosley, is the senior education reporter for WBUR's Edify. She tweets @TonyaMosley.

This segment aired on October 25, 2016.

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