A commitment to teaching, learning and high standards is what The Bay State has to boast about. Many parents do have some choices or live in communities where schools are de facto strong. But the legislature thwarts any effort to broaden education opportunity. If the Governor had his own shot heard round the world, we would have our chance at a parent power revolution.
Some of the best charter schools in the country are in Boston, serving disadvantaged and minority students and boosting test scores…
There are no choice programs in this state.
“Vaguely ties performance to pay…” but requires teachers to pass subject matter…
Massachusetts does not require individual technology plans, but expects schools to incorporate educational technology into their existing school…
On Wednesday, March 25, Governor Baker announced that schools would remain closed until at least Monday, May 4, and the following day, DESE…
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Governor-elect Maura Healey is a believer that money for public schools is the key to improving them. The two-term attorney general…
The Massachusetts Constitution contains an extremely restrictive Blaine Amendment. The Massachusetts Supreme Court has interpreted that…
Massachusetts provides crisp and transparent school data. School and district report cards are easily accessible from Massachusetts DOE homepage…