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Gov Baker,Excel Academy Cut Ribbon On New High School

September 22, 2016 | By John Lynds

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.

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Academy of the Pacific Rim Charter School alum returns to his roots as 9th Grade Mandarin teacher

September 21, 2016

A Roslindale native, Henry Pereira’s unexpected relationship with Mandarin Chinese began in the 7th grade at the Academy of the Pacific Rim Charter School in Hyde Park.

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MANHATTAN INSTITUTE STUDY SHOWS PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOLS DO NOT HARM DISTRICTS FINANCIALLY

September 21, 2016 | Marc Kenen - Massachusetts Charter Public School Association

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.

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Our View: Alma del Mar sets high standard for charters

September 18, 2016 | Southcoast Today

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.

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Vineyard Students Experience Climate Science First-hand

September 5, 2016 | HEATHER GOLDSTONE

Last fall, Jonah Maidoff's Resilient Communities class at Martha’s Vineyard Public Charter School was planning a trip to Paris. They were to attend the U.N. climate negotiations and witness history in the making. But the trip was canceled after the November 13th terrorist attacks.

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Dogs, inspirational messages welcome students back to Franklin charter school

September 1, 2016 | Mike Gleason

FRANKLIN — The Benjamin Franklin Classical Charter Public School started its 2016-2017 year this week, using several methods — including a visit from dogs — to smooth the back-to-school process.

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New page in students' lives as BART Charter hits record enrollment

August 26, 2016 | Susan Bush

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.

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Collegiate Charter School of Lowell ready to roll

August 26, 2016 | Amelia Pak-Harvey

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.

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Collegiate Charter School of Lowell ready to roll Read more: http://www.lowellsun.com/breakingnews/ci_30291468/collegiate-charter-school-lowell-ready-roll#ixzz4MFEYdUGA

August 25, 2016 | By Amelia Pak-Harvey

 

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.

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We owe our children more charter schools

August 25, 2016 | Cynthia Stead, Guest Opinion, Cape Cod Times
A ballot question favored by progressives this fall is about restricting choice and opportunity.
 
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