MAY 3, 2016 – Boston relies on the property tax for almost 70% of revenues. A Research Bureau Special Report examines the factors that contributed to the fiscal 2016 property value increase and tax rates such as tax base growth, Proposition 2½ and classification – driving general fund revenues. Read the full report here>
Boston Municipal Research Bureau
April 3, 2016 – The annual budget problems facing the Boston Public Schools are not due to the increase in Commonwealth charter school seats in Boston. The charter schools do not receive an unfair share of Boston’s public resources for education.
Read our latest Special Report: The True Costs of Boston’s Charter Schools>