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THREE NEW CHARTER PUBLIC SCHOOLS RECOMMENDED BY EDUCATION COMMISSIONER

February 17, 2017 | MCPSA

Contact: Dominic Slowey  

Massachusetts Charter Public School Assoc.

781-710-0014

THREE NEW CHARTER PUBLIC SCHOOLS RECOMMENDED BY EDUCATION COMMISSIONER

FULL BOARD WILL VOTE FEB. 27

Statement by MCPSA Executive Director Marc Kenen

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Commissioner Recommends Three New Charter Schools Board of Elementary and Secondary Education to vote February 27

February 17, 2017 | Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

For immediate release 
Thursday, February 16, 2017
Contact: Jacqueline Reis 781-338-3115

Commissioner Recommends Three New Charter Schools Board of Elementary and Secondary Education to vote February 27 

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Mass Mutual hosts 3rd annual charter school enrollment showcase

February 6, 2017 | Erin Fitzsimonds

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -

The Mass Mutual Center held their third annual charter public schools enrollment showcase on Saturday.

Parents gathered in Springfield as they learned more about the academic programs offered by schools from around the area. 

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Senator Elizabeth Warren Acknowledges MCPSA Letter Expressing Concerns over the Nomination of Betsy DeVos as U.S. Secretary of Education

February 1, 2017 | MCPSA

Yesterday at the United States Senate confirmation hearing of Betsy DeVos, Senator Elizabeth Warren acknowleded the letter the MCPSA sent her regarding our concerns over the nomination of Betsy DeVos. 

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MASSACHUSETTS CHARTER PUBLIC SCHOOL ASSOCIATION STATEMENT IN SUPPORT OF BOSTON MAYOR WALSH’S REBUKE OF PRESIDENT TRUMP ON SANCTUARY CITIES

January 26, 2017 | MCPSA

CONTACT: Dominic Slowey 

Mass. Charter Public School Assoc.

 781-710-0014

 

MASSACHUSETTS CHARTER PUBLIC SCHOOL ASSOCIATION STATEMENT IN SUPPORT OF BOSTON MAYOR WALSH’S REBUKE OF PRESIDENT TRUMP ON SANCTUARY CITIES

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Charter school advocates in two states oppose aspects of Trump 'school choice' proposal

January 17, 2017 | LOUIS FREEDBERG, Ed Source

Aspects of President-elect Donald Trump’s proposal for a massive $20 billion “school choice” program are running into resistance from an unexpected source: 

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The Coming Crusade Against Public Education

January 13, 2017 | Zoe Carpenter

Betsy DeVos, whose nomination for secretary of education will be reviewed by the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee on Tuesday, has never taught in a classroom. She’s never worked in a school administration, nor in a state education system, nor has she studied pedagogy.

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Trump’s Pick for Education Could Face Unusually Stiff Resistance

January 12, 2017 | Kate Zernike

Nominees for secretary of education have typically breezed through confirmation by the Senate with bipartisan approval.

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Massachusetts charter school advocates opposing President-elect Trump's education pick Betsy DeVos

January 11, 2017 | Phil Demers

The Bay State's biggest fans of charter schools are refusing to support the billionaire and aggressive charter school advocate President-elect Donald Trump has chosen to serve as U.S. education secretary.

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Charter advocates tell Liz Warren: Betsy DeVos may not make grade

January 11, 2017 | Kathleen McKiernan

Leading Massachusetts charter-school advocates have taken aim at Betsy DeVos, the school-choice proponent who is President-elect Donald Trump’s pick for U.S. education secretary, claiming she has low standards — in an attack that has confounded other charter backers.

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