Citizens for Public Schools and other members of the Massachusetts Education Justice Alliance are holding a Week of Action on Charter Schools to raise public awareness about how students in our district public schools are impacted by charters. The messages will be spread through social media and local media outlets. Fact sheets and background information are available here.
KEEP PUBLIC FUNDS IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS! Click here to Sign this Petition to Keep the Cap on Charters.
MONDAY, OCTOBER 5: Public Funds For Public Schools
Communities all across Massachusetts are losing funds to charter schools. Check out this interactive map to see how much your community is losing.
- Watch for and wear the new Public Funds for Public Schools stickers. (Teachers can contact their local association president to get them.)
- Share the sticker image and its message on Facebook and Twitter. (It will be posted on the CPS Facebook page.)
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 6: Public Control of Public Schools
A major problem: charter schools can be approved despite objections from a majority of local taxpayers and elected officials and local officials have no say over how those charters are run. → Read More