Editorial: State should keep the cap on charter schools

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The City Council voted Tuesday night, March 8, against a legislative proposal by Gov. Charlie Baker that would raise the number of charter schools in the commonwealth.

The vote follows a unanimous Jan. 21 School Committee vote against “raising the cap” on charter schools.

Gov. Charlie Baker

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Gov. Charlie Baker

Baker has filed legislation allowing for the creation of up to 12 charter schools per year and has made increasing the number of charter schools a priority of his administration.


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