Boston City Council questions cost of school plan
Bill to relocate Fenway High, Mission Hill K-8 rises $5m
The Boston City Council is questioning the growing cost of a plan to relocate or expand seven popular schools this fall, casting a cloud of uncertainty over the changes. The cost has nearly doubled to $20 million since last November when the School Committee approved the plan, which also includes the opening of two new schools. The council is questioning the swelling costs of a School Department plan that calls for relocating or expanding several popular schools and opening two new ones.