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Test scores drove charter decision

Patrick denies aid changed his mind

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By James Vaznis
Globe Staff / July 17, 2009

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For years, Governor Deval Patrick had expressed skepticism, if not downright opposition, to expanding the number of charter schools allowed in Massachusetts. As recently as January, he went so far as calling the issue a “total red herring’’ because there was still room to launch more of the schools under state law. (Full article: 948 words)

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