Why A Chicopee Parent Joined An Education Funding Lawsuit Against Mass. Officials

New England Public Radio, September 5, 2019

As Massachusetts lawmakers continue to debate how to change a 26-year-old school funding formula, one local parent feels there is no time to sit and wait.

Alicia Fleming of Chicopee is a single mom whose seven-year-old son is starting second grade in the Chicopee public schools. Even though he’s only been in the district for a few years, Fleming said she is already seeing problems.  


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