The following Massachusetts school committees have passed a resolution in opposition to MA Ballot Question #2, which would raise the charter school cap:
Citizens for Public Schools, a nonprofit education advocacy organization, has released an analysis of the charter school waitlist numbers showing
Need a useful guide to some of the key facts and fiction about Massachusetts charter schools? MASC’s new fact sheet uses data from the MASC Who is Being Served by Massachusetts Charter Schools? Report as well as State Auditor Suzanne Bump’s 2014 audit of DESE oversight of charters (pdf).
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.