Admit it. You spent too much time last month growing your playoff beard, staying up late to cheer on the Sox, or maybe just scarfing down all that leftover Halloween candy. The result: Those well-intentioned plans to pay attention to Boston’s first open mayoral race in decades just didn’t pan out. Don’t worry; we’ve got you covered before you cast your vote on Tuesday. Here’s a quick primer on where the two candidates, John R. Connolly and Martin J. Walsh, stand on a few key issues. Complete coverage of the mayor’s race, including biographies and breaking news on the race, can be found at www.bostonglobe.com/mayor.
Issue: BETTER BOSTON SCHOOLS