WAMC New York News
Wed March 9, 2005
MA Schools Charging Fees for Bus Rides, Art, Sports
By Eesha Williams
Northampton, MA – Massachusetts Education Commissioner David Driscoll yesterday told state legislators the state's school funding formula should be reexamined. Some schools in Massachusetts are so broke they have started charging parents annual fees of hundreds of dollars for their children to ride school busses, play sports, and other services. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Eesha Williams has more.