|Elections in Massachusetts|
The Massachusetts Charter School Expansion Initiative was an unsuccessful initiative voted on in the Massachusetts general election held on November 8, 2016. It was one of four 2016 ballot measures put to public vote.
Question 2 on the ballot, "Charter School Expansion".
- A "yes" vote would give the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education the authority to lift the cap and allow up to 12 new charter schools or to expand existing charter schools each year.
- A "no" vote would leave the current cap in place.
If the ballot measure had been approved, the proposed law would have taken effect on January 1, 2017.
- "Statewide Ballot Questions — Statistics by Year: 2016". sec.state.ma.us. Retrieved March 10, 2018.
- Dumcius, Gintautas (2016-07-11). "Here are your Mass. ballot questions for Nov. 2016: Charter schools, marijuana, farm animal cruelty, and 2nd slot parlor". MassLive.com. Retrieved 2016-09-19.
- Scharfenberg, David (November 1, 2016). "A voter's guide to Question 2". The Boston Globe. p. B.2. Retrieved March 10, 2018 – via pqarchiver.com.
- 2016 Ballot Questions at sec.state.ma.us
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