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Scot Lehigh

Patrick’s education proposal should reform more

In his Wednesday state of the state speech, Governor Patrick claimed his education proposals will help the state prepare for the challenges of the future.

So why is he avoiding strategies that work? And make no mistake: That’s just what Patrick is doing. Although the governor wants credit for courage because he’s calling for more revenue, he’s taking a pass on the contentious issue of whether to raise the cap on charter schools again.

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