State Education Board Votes 8-3 To Take Over Holyoke Schools

Updated at 1:15 p.m. on Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Meeting in Fitchburg, a majority of the board voted to support a state takeover of Holyoke’s school district. The official vote was eight in support, three opposed.

TWEETS FROM TUESDAY’S BOARD MEETING: WBUR’s Peter Balonon-Rosen
INTERVIEW: Holyoke Superintendent Changes His Tune On Possible State Takeover
REACTION: Holyoke Teachers’ Union President Responds To Superintendent’s Shift On Receivership

INTERVIEW: With Possible State Takeover Looming For Holyoke Schools, A Look At Lawrence