The State House News Service does a wonderful job of covering the ins and outs of State House happenings. On July 30, SHNS reporter Matt Murphy released a report about a possible move to place the charter school issue on the ballot in 2016. Murphy writes:
“It’s more than two years away, but advocates are already eyeing the 2016 ballot after the Senate dealt a blow earlier this summer to the movement to expand enrollment in charter schools in Massachusetts.
“Reacting to that defeat and assessing their chances of changing the dynamics in the Legislature, the Massachusetts Charter Public School Association has begun reaching out to supporters in the business and education communities, as well as potential donors, to line up the backing necessary to mount a ballot campaign…”
Read the rest of Murphy’s piece in the Lowell Sun.