Andover Townsman, Andover, MA


October 24, 2013

STEAM Studio faces sharp concerns

Officials fear funding loss from charter high school


Costello highlighted the city of Brockton, where she said the community “twice defeated commonwealth charter schools” by local grassroots organizing against the proposal.

Officials also suggested that a charter high school wouldn’t necessarily be popular among Andover High students

“If a charter school’s going to be successful, then the product has to be better than what the public school can give them,” Selectman Brian Major said. “If the public school education is excellent, then the charter school isn’t going to be successful.”

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