January 23, 2008

Backsliding in Mass?

Is Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick’s education reform proposals a retreat from the policies that made the state a model of K-12 success? Yes, says Joe Williams, who charges that “Patrick created an education task force to craft his blueprint for education policy, but the ‘vision statement’ that is guiding this task force barely mentions charters and leaves the door open to watering down MCAS,” in this Boston Globe op-ed.