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Charter School Gains May Help Low-Performing Public Schools, Says Education Secretary

March 26, 2015 | Boston Public Radio Staff

Charter schools in Boston have made extraordinary gains, according to a 

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Marty Meehan and Beth Anderson: College degree should be goal for all our students

March 26, 2015 | Marty Meehan and Beth Anderson

Despite one of the strongest public- education systems in the United States, Massachusetts still faces stark disparities rooted

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Sector’s gains show all students can benefit

March 25, 2015 | Owen Stearns, Excel Academy Charter Schools

I AM not surprised to see the results of the Stanford study showing astonishing academic gains in Boston’s charter schools (“Charter schools show striking gains,” Metro, March 19). I have been part of a network of public charters in East Boston and Chelsea since 2003, and we have seen remarkable and consistent gains, even for the most challenging students.

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Let’s find ways to apply charters’ success to traditional schools

March 25, 2015 | Randi Feinberg, Education Resource Strategies

IN “CHARTER study should open some minds” (Op-ed, March 20), Scot Lehigh suggests that a recent study showing that charter schools outperform traditional public schools should lead us to question whether it is time to raise the charter school cap. But there is a more important question: How can we apply the lessons of charter school success to traditional public schools?

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Editorial: Boston charters shine

March 22, 2015 | Boston Herald Editorial Staff

It isn’t news that Boston charter schools outperform traditional schools. It’s news that they outperform all other
urban charter schools studied by Stanford University researchers.

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Worthy of imitation

March 21, 2015 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette Editorial Staff

A newly released study from Stanford University's Center for Research on Education Outcomes confirms what advocates of public charter schools in Massachusetts have been saying for some time: Choice works.

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Study: Boston charter students outpace peers in other cities

March 19, 2015 | State House News Service

A new national study validating the success of Boston charter schools could fuel the debate this year over expanding ac

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Boston’s charter schools show striking gains

March 18, 2015 | Peter Schworm

Boston charter school students outperformed their counte

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