In the battle over Question 2–whether to expand the number of charter schools by a dozen a year indefinitely into the future–sentiment is running against the proposal, despite the millions of dollars spent on television ads by the pro-charter groups. 388 more words
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The number of towns saying NO to Question 2 now exceeds 200 in Massachusetts.
Out-of-state billionaires have poured $20 million into the campaign to pass Question 2, which would cause budget cuts to the state’s public schools so that the charter industry could grow by 12 a year indefinitely. 20 more words
If you live anywhere near Philadelphia, you should not miss the premiere of the stunning documentary “Backpack Full of Cash.” It is an expose of the corporate education reform movement. 480 more words
(WTNH) — Families of some developmentally delayed adults are fighting a move to privatize some of Connecticut’s group homes.
One of those families has asked a judge to stop Gov. 288 more words
AUSTIN (KXAN) — Several state agencies across Texas are being told they may have to make some big cuts to basic services in 2018 and 2019. 397 more words