Published: 4/29/2019 9:25:26 AM
Rep. Alice Peisch, chair of the state’s Joint Committee on Education, a longtime supporter of charter school expansion and what I believe are other destructive education “reforms” was in the region earlier this month.
The message conveyed to her by educators was crystal clear and needs to be proclaimed loudly as we head toward a conclusion of a once-in-a-generation debate over how to fix the school funding system. The Legislature, including Rep. Peisch, has failed us for a quarter century.
Educators of Massachusetts are done watching our students get short-changed by over $1 billion every year, according to the Massachusetts Budget and Policy Center. We demand the support we have been asking for — more counselors, behaviorists,