Governor Patrick Visits Match Community Day Charter School

Date Published: 
January 13, 2012
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Governor Deval Patrick recently visited students and teachers at the newly opened MATCH Community Day School (MCD) in Jamaica Plain to congratulate the school for its work in helping all students achieve at high levels. During his visit, Governor Patrick discussed the important role this school and others like it play in supporting the Administration’s efforts to close the achievement gap.

The school serves primarily English Language Learners (ELLs), with the highest proportion of ELL students in Boston. More than 85 percent of the school’s students speak a language other than English at home, including: Cape Verdean Creole, Spanish, Haitian Creole, Portuguese, Chinese, Arabic, Somali and Vietnamese.