Step-by-step guide to the state budget process.
State & Federal Budget News
New Federal Funding for K-12, Higher Ed
American Rescue Plan Act provides funding for public schools and colleges
The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 provides substantial resources for Massachusetts schools, colleges and universities.
Fiscal Year 2022
Senate budget leaves public schools and colleges vulnerable
Our elected leaders are not yet meeting the moment, which demands that we confront the structural racism built into funding for public education and address the extraordinary needs — exacerbated by the pandemic — of our students and communities.
MTA continues to advocate for increased resources to help students
The House budget does a better job than the governor's spending proposal in terms of hitting the targets set forth by the Student Opportunity Act, but still leaves our students in preK-12 schools vulnerable to underfunding because of inadequate accounting of enrollment.
Baker’s budget shortchanges public education from preK through college
The governor's fiscal 2022 budget fails to meet the urgency of this moment.
Current & Past State Budgets
- Breakdown of FY2021 Budget
- Breakdown of FY2020 Budget
- Breakdown of FY2019 Budget
- Breakdown of FY2018 Budget