They fight against charter schools, MCAS testing, and state oversight while seeking more taxpayer money than ever before. Meanwhile, public school students’ reading and math scores are worse than they have been in 20 years. Just a coincidence?
The saying helped unite a broken-hearted city when we needed it most. WBZ-TV’s Jon Keller wonders: what does phrase mean 10 years later?
Sure, Massachusetts has its problems but compared to much of the country over the past eight years, we’ve enjoyed plenty of sunshine and bluebirds. In a nod to the gubernatorial election this month, the political wiz advises our new leader on how to keep from messing up our relatively stable lives. Plus, a goodbye letter from Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito.