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Gov. Charlie Baker and Boston Mayor Marty Walsh don’t have to agree on everything. But it would be helpful if the bipartisan BFFs could get on the same page on the issue of charter schools and the need to expand them. And on this one, the mayor should move closer to Baker.Read More
Immigrants have always come to America in search of one thing: opportunity – good jobs, a chance at a decent life, and, most important of all, a quality education so that their children can have the same chance at success.Read More
I sent my child to Conservatory Lab Charter School because I thought it was a good fit for him and wanted him to receive a quality education. It sounds like a simple enough concept, but too often it is not. We simply got lucky. My son was originally No.Read More
Governor Charlie Baker proposed legislation Thursday that would allow more charter schools to open statewide, setting the stage for a Beacon Hill battle on one of the most divisive issues facing lawmakers.Read More
Stop the presses!
This is anti-charter-school week at the Massachusetts Teachers Association.
But wait, you may say, doesn’t that describe just about every week at firebrand Barbara Madeloni’s MTA, with the possible exception of Thanksgiving and Christmas?Read More
Governor Charlie Baker made a forceful case for lifting the cap on charter schools at a State House rally Tuesday, formally kicking off what promises to be a bruising battle over one of the most divisive issues on Beacon Hill.Read More
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Three prominent Boston lawyers filed a class-action lawsuit on Tuesday that seeks to lift the state cap on the number of charter schools, arguing that the limit unfairly denies thousands of Massachusetts students their constitutional right to a quality education.Read More
SPRINGFIELD — Veritas Prep Charter School is celebrating its fourth year at full student capacity of 324 students in Grades 5, 6, 7 and 8 as it looks ahead to sending its first four-year graduates onto high school and beyond.Read More