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What You Need To Know About Question 2

Next-door neighbors on Orchard Street in Watertown show their opinions about  Question 2, one sign supporting charter schools and one sign opposing them. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Next-door neighbors on Orchard Street in Watertown show their opinions about Question 2, one sign supporting charter schools and one sign opposing them. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
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In this video, senior Edify reporter Tonya Mosley explains what you'll be voting on for Question 2, which would allow 12 new charter schools or expansions of existing schools each year.

Many arguments for and against "lifting the cap" focus on funding issues. Proponents say the money should follow the child to a charter school; opponents say that doesn't factor in all costs for the district schools when children leave. Other disagreements concern English language learners, students with special needs and other specific groups of students, as well as the number of students on waiting lists.

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