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On charters and politics

Posted 10/25/2013 by Paul S. Grogan

Yesterday, the Boston Foundation welcomed more than 100 people to the presentation of new charter school research by the team at the School Effectiveness and Inequality Initiative at MIT.

The results? Boston’s charters have built on their track record of success – and since the passage of education reform that gave charters access to broader student lists and more closely monitored student recruitment and retention, the charters are doing it with a population that nearly perfectly matches the district.

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