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Seventeen Charter Schools Make US News & World Report’s List of Top 100 Massachusetts Public High Schools

April 22, 2016 | MCPSA

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                     CONTACT:    Dominic Slowey 781-710-0014                                                

Seventeen Charter Schools Make US News & World Report’s List of Top 100 Massachusetts Public High Schools

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Massachusetts has 2 of top high schools in nation, according to U.S. News and World report

April 19, 2016 | Michelle Williams

SPRINGFIELD -- Cape Cod and Boston are home to some of the highest performing students in the nation, according to an annual report recently released by U.S. News and World.

Two Massachusetts high schools made the list of the top 100 public high schools in America. 

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LETTER: Encourage charter school expansion

April 12, 2016 | Marc Kenen

If a family from Worcester moved to Shrewsbury, would the Worcester School Department expect to keep their tax dollars? That is what Mr. McFarlane argues. (Traditional public schools disadvantaged by charter formula, April 4)

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SENATE APPROVES “PHANTOM” CHARTER CAP LIFT

April 7, 2016 | MCPSA

SENATE APPROVES “PHANTOM” CHARTER CAP LIFT

(Statement By Marc Kenen, Executive Director,

Massachusetts Charter Public School Association)

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PARENTS OF BOSTON SCHOOLCHILDREN, BY 3-1 MARGIN, FAVOR BALLOT QUESTION TO LIFT THE CAP ON PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOLS

April 5, 2016 | MCPSA

 

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                    CONTACT:     Dominic Slowey

Massachusetts Charter Public School Association                  781-710-0014                     

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Chelsea charter program that taught struggling kids reaches a milestone

April 1, 2016 | Adrian Walker

Beth Anderson was a champion of charter schools before they became a political and educational battleground.

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Students present petition signatures on immigration issues

April 1, 2016 | Tiffany Chan

BOSTON, Mass. (WWLP) – Students from the Four Rivers Charter Public School traveled from Greenfield to the State House in Boston on Thursday after spending weeks researching issues around immigration. The goal was to get more young people involved and interested in state politics.

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Editorial: No ‘compromise’ here

April 1, 2016 | Boston Herald Editorial

We had our doubts that the state Senate was serious about drafting a compromise bill that could satisfy both supporters and opponents of charter schools, perhaps even negating the need for a November ballot question that would partially lift the charter school cap.

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New charter schools bill faces long odds

April 1, 2016 | David Scharfenberg

Voters should get ready for a high-profile ballot fight over charter schools this fall, after a compromise bill meant to avert that fight emerged Thursday to lukewarm reviews from Governor Charlie Baker and other key players.

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Senate’s charter school bill falls short

April 1, 2016 | Boston Globe Editorial

GIVE THE STATE Senate credit for trying.

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