Springfield, MA schools were impacted by the city’s $41 million deficit and EF-3 tornado. Learn in this Against All Odds article how the city made a comeback, using technology and data-driven processes to revitalize its economy, neighborhoods, and K-12 school system.
In this Government Finance Review article, T.J. Plante, the City of Springfield’s chief administrative and financial officer, describes the city’s journey from a crumbling community with a massive deficit to a revitalized and rebuilt city with a $50 million surplus.
He credits public-private collaboration, process improvements, and implementing financial and workforce management solutions with providing the tools that have enabled Springfield to:
Download this article to learn more about how the City of Springfield has overcome devastating events over nearly two decades to complete a remarkable turnaround. It’s a story that every community and school system in American can learn from.