Question2

Suburbs and the charter school question 

Suburbs and the charter school question 

They may determine the outcome, but most not affected by the ballot measure

HINGHAM DOES NOT look much like the sort of place where a charter school is likely to pop up. While charters schools in Massachusetts are concentrated in lower-income urban communities with struggling district schools and large minority populations, the wealthy South Shore suburb has a median home price of nearly $800,000 and a highly-regarded district school system, with a student population that is 92 percent(...)

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A vote for students

A vote for students

Why I am voting "yes" on Question 2 to raise the charter school cap

AT THE OUTSET, I make two admissions: I am not a fan of making public policy via ballot initiative and my children currently are enrolled in private, independent schools. I suppose I should make a third admission: I am a Democrat who believes in public education and thinks teachers are the most put upon –(...)

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