Happy Thanksgiving! We are fortunate and grateful to have so many fine Education Support Personnel (ESP’s) in Worcester. The Instructional Assistants, Parent Liaisons, Bus Drivers, Bus Monitors, and OT-PT Assistants do great things every day.
I attended the Foundation Budget Review Commission meeting November 17. I will testify in a future meeting. This is our biggest chance to explain to legislators and State education officials what students need to succeed and what adequate funding looks like.
“This is an opportunity to create schools that every child and their families deserve,” said MTA President Barbara Madeloni. “Students should not be punished because of economic disparities between communities”.
Madeloni is a member of the Foundation Budget Review Commission, which was established by the Legislature during deliberations for the FY 2015 state budget. Rep. Alice Peisch and Sen. Sonia Chang-Diaz are the chairs of the 21-member review commission. They are also [ Read More ]