Charter Schools

Charter School Backers Say They Received 100,000 Signatures For BallotBackers of a ballot question that would lift state-imposed caps on charter schools in Massachusetts say they've collected more than 100,000 signatures.
Massachusetts Charter School Bills Set To Be DebatedParents, students, teachers and others interested in the state's schools are expected to crowd into the Massachusetts Statehouse for hearings.
Gov. Charlie Baker Unveils Bill To Expand Charter SchoolsGov. Charlie Baker is unveiling legislation he says will let the state add up to a dozen new or expanded charter schools each year outside an existing cap on the schools.
Mass. Senate Turns Down Charter School ExpansionThe 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 ToxicAfter 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.
Bid For Compromise On Charter School Cap Draws FireCharter schools are becoming more popular. But they're also controversial.
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.
Mass. Education Commissioner Recommends More Charter SchoolsMassachusetts could be getting more charter schools and adding students to several others already operating around the state.
More Mass. Students Attending Charter SchoolsThe number of Massachusetts children attending charter schools has more than doubled in the past decade.
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