Panel to Discuss Education Funds and Needs of Worcester’s Students

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On Wednesday, the Worcester Regional Research Bureau and the Worcester Education Collaborative will hold it’s second panel installment of ‘Funding Public Education.’ Wednesday’s panel, titled ‘Part II: Balancing the Needs of the Schools and the Needs of the City,’ will address the challenge of prioritizing funds among educational and other municipal operations.

The event will be held at the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (MCPHS) in Worcester. The members of the panel will include Worcester Mayor Joe Petty, City Manager Ed Augustus, Worcester Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Melinda Boone, and former Worcester public school principal June Erresy.

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