Press Releases

Charter Public School Wait Lists Top 50,000 as Doors are Closed to New Charters in Several High Need Communities Across the State

April 8, 2013

The number of children on wait lists at Massachusetts charter public schools has surpassed 50,000, but their chances of moving into a charter school only got slimmer this year as several communities reached state-imposed caps on enrollment.

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NEW STANFORD UNIVERSITY STUDY SHOWS BOSTON CHARTERS LEAD THE NATION IN CLOSING ACHIEVEMENT GAP

February 28, 2013

A new study by Stanford University’s Center for Research on Education Outcomes (CREDO) shows that Boston charter public schools are doing more to close race and income-based achievement gaps than any other group of public schools in America.

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