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Why Massachusetts Voters Should Think Twice About Charter Expansion

This post highlights excerpts from a September 22, 2016, post written by New Jersey teacher and ed policy doctoral student (Rutgers), Mark Weber.

In his post, Weber compares the attrition of Boston charter high schools to Boston public high schools, and he considers groups of students who begin as 9th graders and remain at a given school to complete 12th grade (such a group is known as a  732 more words


MA Question 2 Gains Another $1.5 Million, Mostly from NY

Massachusetts has four ballot questions up for vote on November 8th: Expand gaming (Q1); raise charter school cap (Q2); prevent cruelty to farm animals (Q3), and regulate and tax marijuana (Q4). 470 more words


The $100,000 Question

Massachusetts, one of the highest regarded public education systems world-wide, is embroiled in a ballot initiative, Question 2.  Question 2 proponents want to raise the current cap on charter schools to include 12 new charter school each year. 350 more words


Heidi Dispels Lies for Question 2

Over the weekend Heidi Harris was part of a group that discussed Question 2, the Nevada Marijuana Legalization Initiative. On today’s show she explained how the event went and some of the major points of argument. 74 more words


NV Campaign Against Legal Pot Launches With Big-Name Support

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A group is launching a formal campaign against legalizing recreational marijuana in Nevada, and is unveiling a list of heavy-hitting backers including Gov. 125 more words


Massachusetts' Question 2: Regarding Marty Walz's Pro-Charter Reasonings

On September 13, 2016, the Boston Globe reported on a UMass Boston debate concerning Question 2, a ballot issue that Massachusetts voters will face at the polls on November 08, 2016. 1,388 more words


SCHOOL COMMITTEE NEWS: Members Against Raising Cap On Charters, Say "No On 2"

WILMINGTON, MA — At last night’s meeting, the Wilmington School Committee formally voted to oppose State Ballot Question #2, which attempts to lift the cap on charter schools in Massachusetts. 482 more words