Forum: 'Raise the Charter School Cap?'

Event Details

October 18, 2016
7:00 pm-9:00 pm

Integrative Learning Center

Room: N151

UMass Amherst Campus

Handicap access available
Free admission
Beth Wallace

How will you vote on Question 2?

Question 2 would authorize the approval of up to 12 new charter schools or enrollment expansions in existing charter schools by the state Board of Elementary and Secondary Education per year. Proponents say this would provide more educational opportunities open to all families, while opponents say it would drain public funds while benefiting only a small number of students.

Come and hear from our panel of experts including:

Come prepared to ask questions, air concerns and leave ready to make an educated vote.

Sponsors: Daily Hampshire GazetteThe RecorderThe Valley AdvocateWHMP, NCTV, UMass Journalism Department, League of Women Voters.


The Integrative Learning Center is located in the center of campus, between the campus pond and the Campus Center.

Event Category

Lecture/Talk Journalism