LETTERS: Charter schools achieving goals that have eluded Massachusetts for decades

06-1186GLENN, CHARLESOffice Portrait of UNI Prof. Glenn02/07/06Boston Globe (subscription required)
By Charles Glenn, School of Education

From 1970 to 1991 I was the Massachusetts state official responsible for urban education and equity issues. Despite vigorous enforcement of the laws (including rulings in our favor by the Supreme Judicial Court) and hundreds of millions of dollars in state funding to 18 cities, we did not see significant improvement in educational outcomes for black and Latino students…

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