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Governor’s Budget Proposals for FY23 – Legislative Bulletin 2023

The FY 2023 Governor’s budget recommendations for the fiscal year 2023 have been released.

The budget recommendation will go to the House Ways and Means Committee before deliberations on the House floor. After that, the Senate Ways and Means Committee will consider the budget. In past years, both House and Senate have made significant changes to the initial proposal in from the Governor. In other words, there is a long road ahead before the FY 2023 budget is finalized.

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Fact Check Website Screenshot
Charter School Resources

Fact Checking the Governor’s New Pro-Charter Website

Massachusetts education advocate and parent John Lerner has an interesting perspective on the recently launched “Fact Check” website posted today on his blog. Lerner takes issue with the site’s claim that MA charters are the highest performing schools in the state, using BPS data to illustrate his point.

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MASC Special Report: Who is Being Served by Commonwealth Charter Schools?
Charter School Resources

MASC Special Report on Massachusetts Charter Schools

MASC Research Report Finds Charter Schools Significantly Underserve Special Needs, ELL, High Risk Student Populations MASC brought this and related testimony to the Joint Education Committee hearing on proposed charter school legislation in Massachusetts. For more information, see the complete MASC “Who is Being Served” report on Massachusetts charter schools and the MASC Press Release.

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