State & Federal Budget News

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Baker’s budget shortchanges public education from preK through college

The governor's fiscal 2022 budget fails to meet the urgency of this moment.

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Current & Past State Budgets

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