Let’s talk ‘legacy’

Date Published: 
January 22, 2013
Boston Herald Editorial Staff

Gov. Deval Patrick last week said he wants to pour hundreds of millions of new dollars into the state’s education system via a massive tax increase, in part to narrow the achievement gap in the state’s needier communities. But there is a piece of legislation on Beacon Hill that wouldn’t cost taxpayers a dime and, if enacted, could have darn near the same impact.