MassLive.org - Republican gubernatorial candidate Charlie Baker talks education, closing achievement gap in visit to Springfield's Veritas Preparatory Charter School

SPRINGFIELD — In a visit to Western Massachusetts aimed at boosting the soon-to-open Phoenix Charter Academy High School in Springfield, Republican gubernatorial candidate Charlie Baker spent part of the morning touring another charter school in the city.

Veritas Preparatory Charter School on Pine Street, which is in its second year of operations, welcomed Baker, who spent time talking with students, visiting classrooms and watching lessons in progress...