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Op-ed: Challenge and Opportunity for Catholic Education

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Given our desire to do as much as we can, especially to help poor urban kids participate fully in the American Dream, we need to provide them with access to school choice options: charter schools; vocational-technical schools; private and parochial schools; and METCO. Choice is what the privileged have for their children. Why shouldn't everyone have access to high quality academic options?
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Guest Opinion: Time to end Know-Nothing legacy once and for all

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We should expel the Know-Nothings’ anti-Irish-Catholic amendment from the Massachusetts constitution, and remove bigoted Governor Gardner’s portrait from a position of prominence in our Statehouse.
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Boston Herald: Give proven providers a fair shot

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The Massachusetts Board of Elementary and Secondary Education should put politics aside and support a new SABIS-run Brockton charter school.
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Fall River Herald News: Mass. should explore proven approaches to dropout prevention

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There are three proven ways to reduce dropout rates that address this problem: regional vocational-technical schools, digital learning, and a serious refocusing on academic learning.
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Lawrence Eagle-Tribune: Lawrence school reforms must target all students, not a select few

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We must act swiftly and boldly to enact far-reaching reforms that impact all of the Lawrence school district’s 13,000 students, not just a fortunate few.
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Different perspectives on Gov. Romney's Education Announcement

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http://boston.com/community/blogs/rock_the_schoolhouse/2012/05/different_perspectives_on_gov.html A…
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Legislator: Tech schools should change their admissions policies

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http://www.sentinelandenterprise.com/local/ci_20581617/legislator-tech-schools-should-change-their-admissions-policies#ixzz2NdY6GEln If…
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Mass. groups land Walton Foundation money

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http://www.bizjournals.com/boston/news/2012/03/07/mass-groups-land-walton-foundation.html Arkansas-based…
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Are School "Turnarounds" Just Spin?

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http://boston.com/community/blogs/rock_the_schoolhouse/2012/02/do_school_turnarounds_work.html The…