Many educators understand that in order for our students to thrive, our classrooms need to be stocked with the supplies we need to teach and that students need for learning. However, with shrinking educational budgets, it's often up to teachers to figure out how to obtain what they need for their classrooms, as often asking … Continue reading School Supplies in Short Supply
In light of the recent news that MA state officials have approved 225 more charter seats, I thought it appropriate to repost this comic that illustrates the damage that this budget-draining move will have on our public schools.
With Sticker Friday upon us I'm bringing back my comic about last year's school budget issues that brought the threat (and actual) closings of schools for this weeks 180Dayz "Throwback Thursday" comic. Hopefully this year the education budget crisis can be resolved in a less dramatic fashion, but with our district being 50 million in … Continue reading School Budget Bust
As in many districts across our nation, Boston is facing a significant budget deficit, to the tune of 50 million. Interestingly enough, while the city has slashed our education budget, it is enticing the corporation General Electric with hundreds of millions of dollars to move its headquarters to the city. GE gets 150 million while … Continue reading money for corporations but not schools