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Our View: Give schools vital tool

June 17, 2013 | Standard Times Editorial

Twenty years after the Education Reform Act of 1993 became law in Massachusetts, skeptics — or critics — remain. It is high time, however, to look at the facts and look to the future.

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Our View: Give schools vital tool

June 17, 2013 | Standard Times Editorial

Twenty years after the Education Reform Act of 1993 became law in Massachusetts, skeptics — or critics — remain. It is high time, however, to look at the facts and look to the future.

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Majority of New Bedford students attend sub-par schools

June 12, 2013 | Natalie Sherman

More than 70 percent of city students attend schools that rank in the bottom fifth statewide and could be subject to additional reform under a bill that also seeks to loosen restrictions on charter schools.

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Guest View: Law would further reduce 'the achievement gap'

June 12, 2013 | Paul S. Grogan and Greg Shell

It's a point of pride. Massachusetts is home to some of the very best public schools in the nation. But today, many of our urban schools continue to struggle, including too many schools in New Bedford.

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Marblehead Charter School competes at Science Olympiad

June 10, 2013 | Marblehead Reporter

Earlier this spring, 13 Marblehead Community Charter Public School students traveled to Assumption College to compete in the 2013 Science Olympiad. This year, 24 middle schools competed in 23 events covering a diverse array of science and engineering topics.

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Accelerate progress on education

June 10, 2013 | Paul Reville

In 2010, leaders on Beacon Hill crafted the Achievement Gap Act of 2010, the most ambitious school reform legislation since the historic Massachusetts Education Reform Act of 1993.

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Lowell charter school 6th-graders moving on with heavy hearts

May 25, 2013 | Sarah Favot

Just thinking about June 25 brings tears to Edyiana Marrero's eyes.

It will be the last day Marrero and her other sixth-grade classmates will be students at the Lowell Community Charter Public School.

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Charter toppers: Broad success makes case to lift caps

May 25, 2013 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Three news items pertaining to the state’s public charter schools this week lend further support to the argument that it is time to lift all remaining caps on the number, location and geography of these schools. 

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Jeff Wagenheim: Charter schools are needed engines of innovation

May 23, 2013 | JEFF WAGENHEIM

As discourse on public education goes, the diatribe about charter schools by Deborah Keisch Polin and Tim Scott (“The high price of charters,” May 17) gets a failing grade for its misleading insinuations and outright falsehoods.

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Marlborough charter school teacher wins top honor

May 22, 2013 | Staff reports

MARLBOROUGH —
A teacher at AMSA was recently named as the Science, Technology, Engineering and Math teacher of the year by the Hall at Patriot Place.

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