January 22, 2016/Weekly Column

This Week: Gov. Baker Balks at Backing Early Education

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Gov. Baker has borderline prided himself on avoiding taking leadership positions on many important issues here in Massachusetts, but is supporting expanded early education access really that controversial, Your Excellency? Read more here

While we’re on the subject, Throwback Friday might not be a thing, but this story from the 2014 campaign where then-candidate Baker and his team call early education one of “the most expensive but less effective education policies to push,” sure is.

I think a lot of education experts would probably disagree with you on that one sir. Read more here

And a transgender Bay Stater explains in his own words why Gov. Baker must get off the fence and support the Public Accommodations bill – a matter of civil rights. Read more here

 

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