Charter Schools

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Mass. Senate Turns Down Charter School Expansion

The state Senate has rejected a bill that would have allowed for an expansion of charter schools in Boston and several other urban communities.



Keller @ Large: Charter School Debate Becomes Toxic

After talking to both sides in the ever-uglier dispute over non-union charter schools and their role in rescuing kids from failing public schools, I’m thoroughly depressed.


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Bid For Compromise On Charter School Cap Draws Fire

Charter schools are becoming more popular. But they’re also controversial.


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Advocates Push For Bill To Expand Charter Schools

Charter school advocates are urging state lawmakers to allow for the expansion of the schools in underperforming urban school districts.


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Mass. Education Commissioner Recommends More Charter Schools

Massachusetts could be getting more charter schools and adding students to several others already operating around the state.



More Mass. Students Attending Charter Schools

The number of Massachusetts children attending charter schools has more than doubled in the past decade.