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Editorial: True wait for charters

February 22, 2016 | Herald Staff

During demonstrations last week over school funding issues Boston City Councilor Tito Jackson made the shopworn claim that charter schools are to blame for inadequate funding of the Boston Public Schools.

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WAITING GAME: Students left on list

February 21, 2016 | Christian M. Wade Statehouse Reporte

BOSTON — More than 1,600 students applied to the Community Day Charter School in Lawrence for next year, but most will be turned away.

It's become a familiar story amid the soaring popularity of the taxpayer-funded alternative schools.

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New Charter School Waitlist Numbers Show Considerable Continued Demand For Higher Quality Public Schools

February 18, 2016 | MCPSA

FOR RELEASE: Feb. 18, 2016                          CONTACT:       Dominic Slowey, Massachusetts Charter Public School Assoc.    781-710-0014

NEW CHARTER SCHOOL WAITLIST NUMBERS SHOW CONSIDERABLE CONTINUED DEMAND FOR HIGH QUALITY PUBLIC SCHOOLS

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EDUCATION COMMISSIONER RECOMMENDS APPROVAL OF TWO NEW PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOLS IN BROCKTON AND SPRINGFIELD, TEMPORARY EXPANSION IN BOSTON

February 16, 2016 | MCPSA

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                    CONTACT:     Dominic Slowey Massachusetts Charter Public School Association              781-710-0014

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JUST THE FACTS: PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOLS IN MASSACHUSETTS

February 12, 2016 | MCPSA

JUST THE FACTS: PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOLS IN MASSACHUSETTS

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Public Information Campaign Launches To Set Record Straight About Public Charter Schools In Massachusetts

February 12, 2016 | MCPSA

For Immediate Release:

February 12, 2016 Contact: Eileen O’Connor, (617) 806-6999

Dom Slowey Tel: (617) 523-0038

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Codman Academy lessons reach a national audience

January 27, 2016 | Jamie Vaznis, Boston Globe

Doctors in white coats mingle with students in the hallways and cafeteria. A school nurse is on hand to take sick students to an urgent care room if their parents cannot leave work right away. Students receive free dental care and vision screenings.

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AS GOV. BAKER PUSHES TO LIFT THE CAP ON PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOLS, HUNDREDS OF PARENTS EXPECTED TOMORROW AT ENROLLMENT SHOWCASE FOR BOSTON-AREA CHARTERS

January 22, 2016 | MCPSA

AS GOV. BAKER PUSHES TO LIFT THE CAP ON PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOLS,

HUNDREDS OF PARENTS EXPECTED TOMORROW AT ENROLLMENT SHOWCASE FOR BOSTON-AREA CHARTERS

Parents will Try Their Luck at Charter School Lotteries

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Charter schools are critical to improving the state of our Commonwealth

January 22, 2016 | Dawn Foye

Last night, Governor Baker delivered his first State of the Commonwealth address. For me, and for thousands of parents desperate for better school options, one issue stood out above all else: the Governor’s commitment to lifting the cap on public charter schools.

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GOV. BAKER CALLS FOR LIFTING THE CAP ON PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOLS IN STATE OF STATE ADDRESS TO LEGISLATURE

January 22, 2016 | Marc Kenen

GOV. BAKER CALLS FOR LIFTING THE CAP ON PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOLS IN STATE OF STATE ADDRESS TO LEGISLATURE

(Statement can be attributed to Marc Kenen, Executive Director,

Massachusetts Charter Public School Association)

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