Excepting the city's one percent, who tend to send their offspring to private schools, the working people of Boston whose children populate the public schools have seen their paychecks stagnate, or decline, in recent years — if, that is, they are lucky enough to have kept their jobs.
To expect an economically diminished population to pay for unreasonable salary increases, and to hold the quality of their kids' education hostage until they do so, can be summed up in one word: obscene. ^
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