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MASSACHUSETTS CHARTER PUBLIC SCHOOL ASSOCIATION STATEMENT IN SUPPORT OF BOSTON MAYOR WALSH’S REBUKE OF PRESIDENT TRUMP ON SANCTUARY CITIES

January 26, 2017 | MCPSA

CONTACT: Dominic Slowey 

Mass. Charter Public School Assoc.

 781-710-0014

 

MASSACHUSETTS CHARTER PUBLIC SCHOOL ASSOCIATION STATEMENT IN SUPPORT OF BOSTON MAYOR WALSH’S REBUKE OF PRESIDENT TRUMP ON SANCTUARY CITIES

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Charter school advocates in two states oppose aspects of Trump 'school choice' proposal

January 17, 2017 | LOUIS FREEDBERG, Ed Source

Aspects of President-elect Donald Trump’s proposal for a massive $20 billion “school choice” program are running into resistance from an unexpected source: 

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The Coming Crusade Against Public Education

January 13, 2017 | Zoe Carpenter

Betsy DeVos, whose nomination for secretary of education will be reviewed by the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee on Tuesday, has never taught in a classroom. She’s never worked in a school administration, nor in a state education system, nor has she studied pedagogy.

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Trump’s Pick for Education Could Face Unusually Stiff Resistance

January 12, 2017 | Kate Zernike

Nominees for secretary of education have typically breezed through confirmation by the Senate with bipartisan approval.

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Massachusetts charter school advocates opposing President-elect Trump's education pick Betsy DeVos

January 11, 2017 | Phil Demers

The Bay State's biggest fans of charter schools are refusing to support the billionaire and aggressive charter school advocate President-elect Donald Trump has chosen to serve as U.S. education secretary.

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Charter advocates tell Liz Warren: Betsy DeVos may not make grade

January 11, 2017 | Kathleen McKiernan

Leading Massachusetts charter-school advocates have taken aim at Betsy DeVos, the school-choice proponent who is President-elect Donald Trump’s pick for U.S. education secretary, claiming she has low standards — in an attack that has confounded other charter backers.

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Opposition grows to Senate confirmation of Betsy DeVos, Trump’s education nominee

January 10, 2017 | Valerie Strauss

Public education was not much of an issue during the 2016 presidential campaign — but it sure is now as opposition grows to the Senate confirmation of Michigan billionaire Betsy DeVos, President-elect Donald Trump’s education secretary  nominee, who once called the U.S.

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Finalists for 2017 National Teacher of the Year Come From Creative Backgrounds

January 10, 2017 | Madeline Will

Every state has picked its top teacher for 2017, an honor that allows bright educators to take a yearlong sabbatical in which they travel to schools across the state, headline conferences and panels, write op-eds about issues the they care about, and get some face time with policymakers.

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Letter to Elizabeth Warren Expressing Concerns Over the Nomination of Betsy DeVos as U.S. Secretary of Education

January 9, 2017 | MCPSA

January 9, 2017

Honorable Elizabeth Warren, United States Senator for Massachusetts 2400 JFK Federal Building
15 New Sudbury Street
Boston, MA 02203

Dear Senator Warren,

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Three principals search together for ‘common practices’ to share

December 29, 2016 | Maddie Kilgannon

Principals representing three models of education— public, private, and charter schools— participated in a cross-sector conversation earlier this month on Dec. 16 about what schools need to do to provide rigorous academic instruction to all students regardless of background or achievement.

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