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Michael K. Mayo

Lessons from a 'failed' charter school

The Uphams Corner Charter School in Boston serves grades 5 through 8, and has an enrollment of about 160 students. The Uphams Corner Charter School in Boston serves grades 5 through 8, and has an enrollment of about 160 students. (Wendy Maeda/ Globe Staff)
By Michael K. Mayo
February 22, 2009

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AT THE State House late last month, Governor Patrick outlined a plan to lift the cap on charter schools, so long as those new schools served students most at risk. They'd have to serve at least 5 percent more special-education students, students who don't speak English at home, or children from low-income families than the regular schools in the local ... (Full article: 1386 words)

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