Data from the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (2012-13) shows that students in Boston charter public high schools took and passed Advanced Placement (AP) exams at far higher rates than students in open-admission Boston district high schools.
Participation in AP courses and success on AP exams have been shown to predict college success.Read More
STATEMENT BY MCPSA EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR MARC KENEN ON HOUSE APPROVAL OF BILL TO LIFT CAPS ON CHARTER PUBLIC SCHOOLS
BOSTON, MA – May 21, 2014 – Approval of this legislation by the House of Representatives today by a vote of 114-35 is a major step forward for parents who are seeking more high quality public school options for their children in the state’s lowest performing school districts.Read More
STATEMENT BY MCPSA EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR MARC KENEN ON HOUSE ACTION ON LEGISLATION TO LIFT THE CAP ON CHARTER SCHOOLS
BOSTON, MA – MARCH 26, 2014 – “Action taken today by the House of Representatives revives legislation that would liftRead More
MORE THAN 1,000 PARENT LETTERS DELIVERED TO SEN. CHANG-DIAZ IN SUPPORT OF LIFTING THE CAP ON CHARTER PUBLIC SCHOOLS