Charter School Supply and Demand

Hundreds attended the annual Boston Charter School Fair in January.
Hundreds attended the annual Boston Charter School Fair in January.

A front page story in today’s Boston Globe print edition (“Charter schools overstate demand review shows,” April 8, 2013) gives us an opportunity to explain CCSC’s wait list policy.

1. Our wait list includes only students who have entered one of our 2013-14 lotteries by submitting our standard one-page application form (which asks for demographic information only) and proof of residency, a new state requirement for all charters. Siblings of current CCSC students and Cambridge residents get priority in our lotteries, but the only residency requirement is that the student is a Massachusetts resident at the time of application. Continue reading “Charter School Supply and Demand”