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Category Archives: Education

VIDEO: Charter Schools are Not an Experiment Posted on Jan 19

On Tuesday, January 19, Governor Charlie Baker accepted 25,000+ petition signatures from parents, teachers, and students urging the legislature to support lifting the cap on public charter schools in Massachusetts, and to do so in the current legislative session.

Governor Baker: “We Should Celebrate Their Success and Build On It” Posted on Oct 14

Governor Baker: "We Should Celebrate Their Success and Build On It"

Governor Charlie Baker testified on Tuesday, October 13, before the Joint Committee on Education on H.B. 3804, “An Act to Improve and Expand Education Opportunities,” which was filed by the governor last week to add up to 12 new Commonwealth charter schools and/or expansions annually   …Continue Reading Governor Baker: “We Should Celebrate Their Success and Build On It”

Improving and Expanding Educational Opportunity Posted on Oct 9

Improving and Expanding Educational Opportunity

On the steps of one of the state’s most successful charter schools, and joined by students, parents, and teachers, Governor Charlie Baker announced legislation expanding educational opportunity and access to charter schools. The bill adds up to 12 new Commonwealth public charter schools and/or expansions   …Continue Reading Improving and Expanding Educational Opportunity

During Western Massachusetts stops, Governor Baker talks Pre-K and Affordable Housing Posted on Sep 16

During Western Massachusetts stops, Governor Baker talks Pre-K and Affordable Housing

Governor Charlie Baker spent the day in Western Massachusetts on Tuesday, September 15th. He began his day with a visit to Lt. Clayre P. Sullivan School in Holyoke, MA to tour one of the 45 new preschool classrooms that are opening this school year with   …Continue Reading During Western Massachusetts stops, Governor Baker talks Pre-K and Affordable Housing

Patrice Charlot – UMass Amherst ’15 Posted on Jun 2

Patrice Charlot - UMass Amherst '15

Patrice Charlot (Commonwealth Honors College, University of Massachusetts Amherst, ’15, Public Health, Sociology) is a recipient of the Charles D. Baker II Scholarship, and the first of her immediate family to attend college. Her mother, born in Haiti, worked 16 hour days so that her   …Continue Reading Patrice Charlot – UMass Amherst ’15