Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Chafing about charters: Dems splintered over cap on schools

The Boston Herald reports:
A civil war has broken out among Massachusetts Democrats over the charter school ballot measure, with insurgents who want to lift the cap firing off a letter today calling for a public poll to see where party members stand on the hot-button issue.

The letter, sent by the pro-charter lobby group Democrats For Education Reform and provided to the Herald, says that the Massachusetts Teachers Association’s “recent public statements have stated that Democrats are overwhelmingly opposed to lifting the cap on the number of public charter schools in Massachusetts.”