Leaders of Springfield Prep Charter School, which will open next Fall in the South End, are finding it’s hard to recruit among their target population — families with few resources, who live in the neighborhood. Charter school critics say that’s the problem.
Rosenberg is settling into his new role as Senate President, with lawmakers facing a budget gap.
Massachusetts Legislative leaders this week could act on bills allowing more charter schools, reducing gun violence, and imposing new rules on super PACs.
Charter school advocates are lobbying lawmakers to lift the cap on the number of charters in low performing districts like Holyoke, Mass.
The New Leadership Charter School in Springfield is slated to close at the end of this school year, but a group of parents hopes to have a replacement ready by this fall.