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Wednesday, November 09, 2016

MA Citizens Offer a Resounding NO to Charter Expansion

Massachusetts voters soundly rejected a controversial measure to expand the number of charter schools in the state on Tuesday. 
The margin was surprising: The “no” side led 62 percent to 38 percent when the Boston Globe called the race. Polling projected the race would be close, and the fight over Question 2 was costly. Committees backing and opposing the measure spent more than $38.6 million combined, according to state records, making it the most expensive ballot measure campaign in Massachusetts history. . . .

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