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A new national study validating the success of Boston charter schools could fuel the debate this year over expanding acRead More
BOSTON — Gov. Charlie Baker made charter school expansion a major plank in his education platform during last year's campaign but has yet to outline a legislative plan to accomplish that goal.Read More
At Springfield's Martin Luther King Jr. Charter School, hard work, confidence evident as MCAS test looms
Well, that got their attention.
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