Monday, September 12, 2016

Amherst-Pelham Education Association hosts Forum on Charter School Ballot Question on Wednesday, September 14

The Amherst-Pelham Education Association (APEA) is sponsoring a forum on Question 2 in the Crocker Farm cafeteria on Wednesday, September 14 at 6pm. The forum is open to the public and features speakers John Provost, Superintendent of Northampton Public Schools, and Barbara Madeloni, President of the Massachusetts Teachers Association (MTA). The APEA and the MTA oppose Question 2

The question will appear on the November ballot in the state of Massachusetts as follows:

"Question 2. Charter School Expansion. The question, if approved, would let state education officials approve up to 12 new charter schools a year."