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Flanked by East Boston’s elected officials and Excel Academy Charter High School students, staff and administrators, Governor Charles Baker cut the ribbon on Excel’s brand new high school on Bremen Street.Read More
The Manhattan Institute study should put to rest any notion that public charter schools have a negative impact on local school budgets or traditional public school performance.Read More
During a tour of New Bedford’s newest school last week, two members of the editorial board of The Standard-Times were struck by an astonishing fact: It was built without Massachusetts School Building Administration funds.Read More
ADAMS — The Berkshire Arts and Technology Charter Public School kicked off the 2016-17 school year with the largest enrollment since the school was founded in 2004.Read More
Collegiate Charter School of Lowell ready to roll Read more: http://www.lowellsun.com/breakingnews/ci_30291468/collegiate-charter-school-lowell-ready-roll#ixzz4IS69mCn5
LOWELL -- Meghan Boyd's third-grade classroom at the Collegiate Charter School of Lowell is so new it almost sparkles, awaiting 29 students with a supply pack on every desk.Read More
We are a city of immigrants. For generations, immigrants like me have come to Lowell in search of the same thing: opportunity. A fair chance for a better future. As a mother of two boys, I believe lifting the cap on public charter schools in Massachusetts is essential to that future.Read More
A civil war has broken out among Massachusetts Democrats over the charter school ballot measure, with insurgents who want to lift the cap firing off a letter today calling for a public poll to see where party members stand on the hot-button issue.Read More
It’s now official — opposition to charter school expansion in Massachusetts has become Democratic Party orthodoxy. Funny, and we always thought Democrats purported to be the party of educational opportunity.Read More
Is the state of public-school education in Massachusetts better off now than it was 10 years ago?
In many ways it is.
That's because the 1993 Education Reform Act introduced innovation, creativity and accountability to the learning process.Read More