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With Massachusetts running into legal caps on the number of public charter schools that can exist — even while tens of thousands of students are on waiting lists for such schools — three Boston lawyers announced this weekend they will file a suit challenging the caps on the grounds that they are a violation of students' civil rights.
Most students, struggling or not, don’t want to sit in class on a Saturday.Read More
Statement by MCPSA Executive Director Marc Kenen on Governor Baker's Appointment of Paul Sagan as New Chair of Board of Education
Today’s appointment by Governor Baker of Paul Sagan as the new Chair of the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE) is a positive step for the future of public education in Massachusetts.Read More
A day after the selection of a new school superintendent, a broad cross section of Boston parents, community activists, and educators said they were looking forward to the prospect of finally having a permanent leader in place for the first time in nearly two years.Read More
HOLYOKE, Mass. (WGGB)) Hundreds of local families turned out Wednesday night to see if their kids could get a spot in the Holyoke Community Charter School.Read More
Godfrey Muwulya had never seen a flake of snow until his recent stay on the Vineyard.Read More
BOSTON – Today marks the end of a long and difficult application cycle that resulted in no new Commonwealth charters being awarded in the state for the first time since 1996.Read More