Do you think the Governor’s increased investment into charter schools will diminish the value of the Boston public Schools?
|Charter Schools are not a quick fix to closing the achievement gap. As long as charter schools are required to teach to the MCAS, it would not have the opportunity to be innovative.
||Angela Paige Cook
Ph.D, Paige Academy
|As a parent, I support school choice and the investment in charter schools. I think charter schools offer parents an excellent option.
V.P. Programs and Employment
Jewish Vocational Services, Mattapan
|In a way it does because it lessens the book value. BPS teachers photo copy much of their lessons. After the lesson students treat the photo copy work as throw away material. This diminishes the value of their education.
|I think we need to address the education of our young people on all levels and funding and developing charter schools is one avenue.
|I think it will, but it's for the better. Because of the declining results of the kids' academic performances and because of their (charter school's) innovative structure.
R&B Recording Artist
|We shouldn't reinvent the wheel. Let's invest in what we have.
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