Thanks to a windfall of $1.8 billion in the latest round of federal COVID-19 relief funding intended to help schools recover from the last two years of interrupted learning, we have a historic opportunity to transform public education in Massachusetts.

The federal government distributed the final round of funding earlier this year, but Lowell has spent only $4 million — just 10% of the $40 million available to its schools. If funds aren’t used by 2024, they expire. Unless there are plans set in motion — today — for this money to support students, we will continue to deny them the education they deserve after two of the most challenging years of their lives.


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