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November 2nd Morning Rounds

November 2, 2016 | MCPSA

A charter school success story, made possible by chance
By Astead W. Herndon for The Boston Globe

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A charter school success story, made possible by chance

November 2, 2016 | Astead W. Herndon

Janeé Jones gave birth to her first child nearly 12 years ago, a son named Angelo, at 7 p.m. He weighed 7 pounds and 7 ounces, and on the week of his birth, family and friends played “0777” in the Massachusetts State Lottery and won more than $500.

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The Republican endorses a 'yes' vote on Question 2, charter school expansion (Editorial)

November 1, 2016 | Editorial team, The Springfield Republican

Families with economic means have freedom of choice when it comes to educating their kids. It is not only unfair but damaging to society that families without such economic advantages do not.

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What Massachusetts schools will Question 2 affect? Urban, not suburban

November 1, 2016 | Michelle Williams, Springfield Republican

Voters will be asked next week if Massachusetts should lift the cap and allow more charter schools to operate in the state.

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October 31st Round-Up

October 31, 2016 | MCPSA

October 31st Round Up

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I am voting "yes" on Question 2

October 31, 2016 | Paul M. Niles

I am voting “yes” on Question 2 because this is a civil rights issue.

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A vote for students: Why I am voting "yes" on Question 2 to raise the charter school cap

October 31, 2016 | Mo Cowan

AT THE OUTSET, I make two admissions: I am not a fan of making public policy via ballot initiative and my children currently are enrolled in private, independent schools.

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Whitmire: A New Twist in MA Charter Fight — Unions Disparage Parents on Wait Lists

October 31, 2016 | Richard Whitmire, The 74 Million
Few are the inviolable verities of life: Don’t tug on Superman’s cape, don’t spit into the wind, don’t pull the mask off that old Lone Ranger and don’t mess with parents signing up their children for charter schools.
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