Tag Archives: Charlie Baker

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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MassGOP Delegates: Would a Primary for Gov Help?

This Saturday, Massachusetts Republican Delegates will gather for our convention. We will engage in a variety of party-building activities. But one of the most important decisions we must make is this: should we have a primary for governor by giving Mark Fisher 15% of our support, or should we say no and put forth Charlie Baker as our sole candidate…

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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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