Aftermath Of Cash Infusion
Apr 2, 12:00 AM
Nearly $26m in grants brings lift from teachers, nonprofits After gains, Hub schools seek to avert slip when funds run out
Boston is using nearly $26 million in federal grants to extend the school day, boost teacher pay, and establish partnerships with nonprofit organizations, in hopes of turning around 12 persistently low-achieving public schools, according to a Globe review of spending.
Apr 2, 10:40 AM:
Underperforming Boston schools use fed SIG grant $ to boost achievement. Biggest question is what will happen now that funding is up. No clear answer here. Fully answering question means talking reforms beyond $$, like structural changes.
Tags: federal policy
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