Post Profile

Massachusetts Is Ground Zero In Battle Over Charter Schools

Massachusetts is probably the most liberal state in the United States and by many measures its public school system is also the best in the nation. According to the 2016 edition of Education Week's Quality Counts report Massachusetts schools received an overall grade of B+, no state received an A, and the national grade was C. The report grades states and schools on the opportunities students have for success from birth to adulthood, K-12 achievement, and equitable school funding.
read more


Related Posts

Massachusetts a step closer to upping charter school cap

US Politics / Conservative : Say Anything Blog

By Mary C. Tillotson | Massachusetts lawmakers are considering raising the cap on the total number of charter schools that can open in the state. While more than 20,000 children in Boston sit on charter school waiting l...

Massachusetts Senate kills charter school expansion

US Politics / Conservative : Say Anything Blog

By Mary C. Tillotson | The 45,000 Massachusetts students on waiting lists to attend charter schools will continue waiting. The state Senate has killed a bill that would have allowed more charter schools to open. It also...

This week in the war on workers: 100 Massachusetts school committees oppose charter expansion

US Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

More than 100 local school committees have voted to oppose Question 2 on the Massachusetts ballot, which would lift the state’s cap on the number of charter schools allowed. Local, elected school committees have good reason to oppos...

Massachusetts charter school bill revived

US Politics / Conservative : Say Anything Blog

Part 76 of 76 in the series Educating America REVIVED: The 40,000 students on Massachusetts’s charter school waiting list have another chance. By Mary C. Tillotson | A Massachusetts charter school bill, thought dead, wa...

Charter boosters plan to Swift Boat Massachusetts education

US Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Massachusetts voters will face the choice in November whether to lift a cap on the number of charter schools in the state, and the big money is already rolling in, with some notorious names attached: Public Charter Schools for MA, t...


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC