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Four big mistakes government makes in economic development — and how to avoid them 

THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT has launched its most ambitious investment in economic development since the Great Depression. With the CHIPS and Science Act, the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, and the Inflation Reduction Act, not to mention the flexible funds that have been deployed through the American Rescue Plan, there is more than $2 trillion in new money […]

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Charter schools work

Charter schools are one of the great success stories of Massachusetts education reform, but thanks to a state law limiting enrollment, their growth is about to hit the wall. Last month, the state Board of Elementary and Secondary Education approved four new Commonwealth charters, including one more in Boston.  Commonwealth charter schools are independently managed […]