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Schools of Thought (the Ascend blog)

Déjà vu: the Massachusetts charter fight

An epic education fight is underway in Massachusetts. In November, voters will decide whether to lift the cap on the number of charter schools in the Commonwealth and permit up to 12 new…

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Our common cause: Black Lives Matter and urban charters

This summer, both the NAACP and the Movement for Black Lives, a network of Black Lives Matter organizations, proposed moratoriums on the growth of charter schools. That the venerable NAACP, long captive to…

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