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The "foundation budget" was part of the state's major education reform law 25 years ago. Back in 2015, a Beacon Hill commission found that the state is underestimating the cost of education in the state to the tune of $1 to 2 billion a year. Today in the Senate, a major reform to that formula is under consideration.

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

Karen Spilka, Democratic state senator representing Ashland, Framingham, Franklin, Holliston, Hopkinton, Medway and Natick. She's the incoming Senate president and the chair of the Senate Ways and Means Committee. She tweets @karenspilka.

This segment aired on May 10, 2018.

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