Supporters of legislation that would raise the cap on the state's charter schools gathered at the Statehouse today.
There is an increasing demand for enrollment in charter schools. According to the Massachusetts Charter Public School Association, more than 13,000 students have entered the charter schools' lottery for about 2,000 spots.
- "Charter school advocates are calling on lawmakers to finalize a bill that would raise the cap on charter schools in Massachusetts."
- "Supporters of a Beacon Hill bill that would remove the cap on charter schools are pointing to a rising number of applicants in tomorrow’s Boston charter school lottery as proof of 'tremendous demand.'"
This segment aired on March 12, 2014.