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Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker takes a selfie with a student at Brooke Charter School in Mattapan, Mass., after announcing new legislation to lift the current cap on the number of charter schools that can be opened in the state.
—Joanne DeCaro/Office of Governor Charlie Baker

Major Political and Legal Push Underway to Lift Mass. Charter Cap

Backed by Republican Gov. Charlie Baker, advocates engage in all-out effort to ease restrictions on opening new charters. (October 20, 2015)

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Here are summaries of recent annual addresses by governors around the country.
February 16, 2016 - Education Week
A state law aimed at encouraging—or prodding—small, rural districts to merge has hit some speed bumps on the road to implementation.
February 16, 2016 - Education Week
Many states rely too heavily on standardized testing, open their doors too easily to charters and vouchers, and fall short in supporting teachers, the Network for Public Education says.
February 9, 2016 - Education Week
The agency's chief information officer was on the congressional hot seat over allegations outlined in an Inspector General's report.
February 9, 2016 - Education Week
Here are summaries of recent annual addresses by governors around the country.
February 9, 2016 - Education Week
States hungry for teachers weigh a menu of policies aimed at recruiting and retaining educators, among them pay raises, revamped evaluation systems, and bonuses.
February 9, 2016 - Education Week
The nation's third-largest school district is mired in money woes and fights among state and local leaders about over how to solve them.
February 5, 2016 - Education Week
A legislative panel wants the state to do more frequent audits of local districts, consolidate services, and dictate what efforts should be funded to improve student learning.
January 26, 2016 - Education Week
In the first few weeks of his tenure, acting U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King Jr. has made it clear he'll keep up the rhetorical drumbeat on educational equity.
January 26, 2016 - Education Week
The sweeping federal law contains specific language that allows states and local education agencies to channel block grant money focused on technology toward open materials.
January 19, 2016 - Education Week

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