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A political swirl on charter schools

E-mail points to Patrick’s agenda in Gloucester pick

Mayor Carolyn Kirk of Gloucester sees a political agenda. Mayor Carolyn Kirk of Gloucester sees a political agenda.
By James Vaznis
Globe Staff / September 22, 2009

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The Patrick administration urged approval of a controversial Gloucester charter school earlier this year, over the fierce objections of city residents and the advice of state specialists, based not on its merits but because it would further the governor’s political agenda, according to a recently published e-mail. (Full article: 1070 words)

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