Charter school proposal roils South Coast

Plan for school serving New Bedford and Fall River with ‘early college’ focus draws praise – and pickets 

IT’S BEEN MORE than five years since the debate over charter schools in Massachusetts came front and center in the form of a high-profile ballot question that would have raised the state cap on the independently run, but publicly funded, schools. But the decisive rejection of the measure by voters in 2016 has hardly settled(...)

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