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Graduate's advice: Never give up - Young mother of two will graduate high school on track

June 2, 2016 | Zoe Mathews

LAWRENCE – A third of young women who drop out of high school cite pregnancy or parenting as a key reason. Janesa Rosamaria Rapaglia-Santos of Lawrence wasn't going to let that happen to her.

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A school-choice double standard

May 23, 2016 | Commonwealth Magazine opinion, Tom Birmingham & Gerard Robinson

THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) is right to have long supported the Metropolitan Council for Economic Opportunity (METCO), through which more than 3,300 Boston and Springfield students attend school in surrounding suburbs each year.  METCO has two basic goal

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Room Under Current Caps on Public Charter Schools

May 20, 2016 | MCPSA

The Department of Elementary & Secondary Education posted the latest list of where communities stand against one of the current enrollment caps on public charter schools.

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Commissioner Announces 2017 Teacher of the Year

May 3, 2016 | Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

Codman Academy Charter Public School ninth grade teacher Sydney Chaffee receives state's top educator award

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Codman Academy Charter Public School Ninth Grade Teacher Sydney Chaffee Wins 2017 Massachusetts Teacher of the Year Award

May 3, 2016 | MCPSA

Today, Commissioner Mitchell D. Chester announced the first public charter school recipient of the Massachusetts Teacher of the Year award. We are proud to offer our congratulations to Sydney Chaffee, a ninth grade humanities teacher at Codman Academy Charter Public School in Dorchester.

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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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