Press Releases: METCO

A new video about the METCO program centers around the friendship between two Wayland High School students; one who lives in Wayland and the other from Boston. It also features interviews with METCO CEO Milly Arbaje-Thomas and Mabel Reid-Wallace, Director of Wayland's METCO program.
Policy makers should raise tuition rate, cap on program enrollment BOSTON - With little fanfare or controversy, Massachusetts’ inter-district school choice program has allowed students to access better schools and spurred competition between districts, but the 27-year-old choice law should be updated to ensure the program’s continuing success, according to a new study published by...
Closing the Achievement Gap Through METCO Pioneer Institute study urges expansion beyond Boston and Springfield, as well as additional state funding Read news coverage of this report on WBUR's Learning Lab, WBZ ("Educators Call For Metco Program Expansion"), and The Boston Globe. BOSTON - Pioneer Institute published research today highlighting the success of the Metropolitan Council for...
Non-partisan Research Groups Urge Lawmakers to Expand Minority Students’ Access to METCO Program