In The Governor's Race Public Education Is Pushed To The Side

Thursday, November 1, 2018

While the two candidates have mentioned plans for what they’d like to do, neither have vocally pushed this issue to the center-stage, and according to former Massachusetts Secretary of Education Paul Reville, it’s indicative of the growing schism within both the Democratic and Republican parties. Take the debate around charter schools, where Democrats like Boston Mayor Marty Walsh and State Senator Sonia Chang-Diaz initially supported charter school expansion, but eventually opposed 2016’s ballot question that would have expanded charter schools.