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Press Release Auditor Bump Visits Jefferson to Discuss Needed Improvements to Regional School District Structure

Bump's report highlights the experiences of the Wachusett Regional School District.
For immediate release:
11/03/2017
  • Office of State Auditor Suzanne M. Bump
  • Division of Local Mandates

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Mike Wessler, Communications Director

State Auditor Suzanne M. Bump (left) discusses the finding and recommendations contained in her office’s analysis of the Massachusetts regional school district structure with representatives from the Wachusett Regional School District.

Jefferson — On Friday, October 27th, State Auditor Suzanne M. Bump met with representatives from the Wachusett Regional School District. The conversation focused on the findings and recommendations contained in Bump’s recently released report, Supporting Student and Community Success: Updating the Structure and Finance of Massachusetts Regional School Districts. The report provides recommendations in the areas of funding, and structure to support regional school districts facing challenges of demographics and resource constraints, and encourages further regionalization. The experiences of the Wachusett Regional School District were highlighted in the report.

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Office of State Auditor Suzanne M. Bump 

The Office of State Auditor Suzanne M. Bump (OSA) conducts audits, investigations, and studies to promote accountability and transparency, improve performance, and make government work better.

Division of Local Mandates 

DLM responds to requests from local government leaders to determine if a state law is an unfunded mandate on municipalities. In addition, we serve as a source of information on issues harming municipal budgets, and provide recommendations to address those issues.

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