Policy Briefs

Education spending up; performance stagnant

Paul Gessing
February 21, 2011

During her campaign, Gov. Susana Martinez said that she would not cut education. Based on revised budget numbers that were released immediately after she was elected, that went out the window. Now, Martinez is proposing very modest cuts of 1.5 percent for K-12.

 

Students benefit from Expanded Open Enrollment

Deborah D. Thornton
January 1, 2011

 

A Supply-Side Solution

John Hendrickson
March 1, 2010

 

I Think I can, I Think I can!

Deborah D. Thornton
December 1, 2010

 

Debunking the Myths About Charter Public Schools

Cara Stillings Candal
January 4, 2010

 

 

 

 

Charter public schools have existed in Massachusetts since 1995, after enabling legislation was included in the landmark Massachusetts Education Reform Act (MERA) of 1993. Originally conceived as laboratories for educational innovation

Writing Instruction In Massachusetts

Alison L. Fraser
February 11, 2011

 

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