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 Charlie Baker, Lt. Governor Karyn Polito and cabinet secretaries convened in Springfield on Friday, December 18, for their weekly cabinet meeting, followed by a series of events across Hampden, Hampshire, Franklin, and Berkshire counties showcasing regional initiatives and seeking community input as part of Governor …Continue Reading Tweet Stream: Baker-Polito Administration’s #WMass Cabinet Meeting and Visits
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
On Friday, July 17, Governor Charlie Baker put pen to paper on his first state budget, signing the $38.117 billion budget into law with Lt. Governor Polito, Secretary Lepore, and Secretary Pollack around him. In a break from previous budget cycles, the FY16 plan holds …Continue Reading A budget signed, a budget filed, and an MBTA board created
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
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