|Most of the state aid provided to the municipality for FY12.|
Steady and increasing.
|...due to this: increased enrollment in the Worcester Public Schools.|
Not only that, but more students with ELL and special education needs, thus higher rates
of funding needed to meet their needs.
|...a comparison of Worcester's spending above required minimum compared to several other Gateway Cities.|
You'll see that Worcester is below all, and in fact below zero for two years running.
|In case you couldn't see the Worcester line clearly, a chart of Worcester's spending above required minimum.|
We're at -0.1 percent for the second year in a row.
You can find these charts as PDFs here.