Dr. Smith recently spoke at a roundtable press briefing regarding Project Equity and the state’s duty to update the education funding formula. Hear her thoughts on the current education funding disparity in Massachusetts, including the repercussions she is seeing in her own district, in the short video below.
“We actually have social studies books that do not have 9/11 in them. These are the sacrifices we’ve had to make. We need research-based curriculum, resources, materials, supplies, extended learning time opportunities … we need that financial support.”Dr. Kathleen Smith, Superintendent, Brockton Public Schools