9/4/2008

Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick's 55-point pre-K through college education plan -- which includes free community college and a statewide teacher contract -- gained a national platform during his speech at the Democratic National Convention last week. "We wanted to have a seamless system where kids don't fall in between the cracks," said S. Paul Reville, a well-known Harvard University researcher who is the state's new education secretary.

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