Tag Archives: Sonia Chang-Diaz

Thank You Alice Peisch for Kicking Sonia Chang-Diaz out of the School House Door

Sonia Chang-Diaz continues to stand in the school house door.  Continues to stand between minority children and a quality education.  Through grandstanding and parliamentary procedures she tried her best to kill charter school expansion in the Commonwealth.   State Representative Alice Peisch (D-Wellesley), the co-chair of the Joint Committee on Education, came up with a plan that effectively threw Chang-Diaz…

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T&G: Chang-Diaz’s Charter Stance “Laughable”

The Worcester Telegram & Gazette called Sonia Chang-Diaz’s stance on Charter Schools “laughable” in an editorial yesterday. Under pressure from thousands of families, the Massachusetts Joint Committee on Education last week gave itself another week to decide whether to advance a bill that would ease limits on public charter school enrollments. But the claim advanced by committee co-chair Sen. Sonia…

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Feeling Pressure Chang-Diaz extends deadline to raise charter cap by a week

Is Sonia Chang-Diaz letting a small crack of light through the schoolhouse door she’s standing in? Yesterday, Chang-Diaz released the following statement. Today the Joint Committee on Education voted on a one-week extension on bills dealing with turnaround and charter schools. Over the past few months, stakeholders from all sides of this issue have been hard at work coming to…

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In Herald, Jim Stergios Tells Sonia Chang Diaz to Stop Blocking Charter Schools

Writing in today’s Boston Herald, Jim Stergios, of the Pioneer Institute, implores Senator Sonia Chang-Diaz to stop blocking charter schools in Boston. Boston parents who want to send their children to a charter school represent thousands of votes for or against her. She should be advancing the interests of the children and families in the neighborhoods she represents. That…

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