Press Releases

NEW REPORT CONCLUDES PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOLS DO NOT HARM LOCAL DISTRICT BUDGETS Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation Report Negates Key Argument Against Lifting the Cap on Public Charter Schools

September 28, 2016

Statement by Marc Kenen, Executive Director, Massachusetts Charter Public School

Association, on the MTF report.

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100% of Urban Public Charter Schools Receive State’s Highest Academic Ranking; 96% of Suburban and Rural Public Charter Schools Ranked Among the Best

September 27, 2016

100% of Urban Public Charter Schools Receive State’s Highest Academic Ranking;

96% of Suburban and Rural Public Charter Schools Ranked Among the Best

 

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MANHATTAN INSTITUTE STUDY SHOWS PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOLS DO NOT HARM DISTRICTS FINANCIALLY

September 21, 2016

The Manhattan Institute study should put to rest any notion that public charter schools have a negative impact on local school budgets or traditional public school performance.

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American Institute for Research Credits Charter School Management for Turnaround Success in Lawrence Public Schools

July 21, 2016

American Institute for Research Credits Charter School Management for Turnaround Success in Lawrence Public Schools 
Charter practices in a district context cited as “innovation in school turnaround”

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BOSTON CHARTER PUBLIC SCHOOLS FILE APPLICATIONS TO SERVE 2,759 MORE CHILDREN

August 3, 2015

 

BOSTON, August 3, 2015 – Charter public school leaders filed applications to add more than 2,700 charter school seats in Boston, but district-level enrollment caps in the city will allow only a fraction of those seats to ultimately be approved by the state Board of Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE).

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