Distilling local accountability lessons from near and far

Gateways Episode 22

As the education funding debate heats up on Beacon Hill, Ben continues our series on local accountability with a look at Chicago, IL and Springfield, MA.

In a short chat with MassInc intern Alexis Polokoff, Ben unpacks Chicago’s famed local school council model. Next, Ben interviews Paul Foster, Chief Information Officer for Springfield Public Schools. Paul reveals Springfield’s efforts to make better use of data to ensure that students are ready to succeed after graduation.

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