Media Coverage of Deval Patrick's WMA Visits
Some outlets do their duty -- North Adams Transcript
Meeting with about 30 people at the Holiday Inn, Patrick said he wanted to create a "Renaissance in public education," bolstering teaching institutes in the state with ideas like longer school years, broader access to early education and less emphasis on MCAS scores to evaluate learning.
Though he was admittedly no education expert, he said he wanted an agenda that "sets us on a course to have a public education system second to none in the nation."
Noting that the state is nationally ranked 47th in public education spending, Patrick commented, "You associate something like that with Mississippi, not Massachusetts."
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