Mass. Receives 22 Proposals to Open Charters

Friday, July 27, 2012

The Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education received 22 proposals to open new charter schools across the state, including five in Boston, education officials announced today.

“Charter schools provide parents and students with important public school options as they consider the educational program that best meets their needs,” Mitchell Chester, commissioner of elementary and secondary education, said in a statement.

“I look forward to reviewing these prospectuses and inviting those groups that meet our application criteria to submit final proposals.”

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