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North Central Charter in Fitchburg leaps to top level on MCAS Read more: http://www.sentinelandenterprise.com/topstory/ci_21590161/north-central-charter-fitchburg-leaps-top-level-mcas#ixzz2ZPEp6nMv

September 20, 2012 | Alana Melanson

FITCHBURG -- North Central Charter Essential School announced some exciting news along with MCAS results to its students on Wednesday: The school has jumped from Level 3 to Level 1 in the past year.

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Many schools in state lagging on MCAS

September 19, 2012 | Peter Schworm

WORCESTER — Nearly two-thirds of Massachusetts public schools are falling short of performance targets under the state’s new

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State council honors AMSA teacher

September 18, 2012

Marlborough – The Advanced Math and Science Academy (

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KIPP Celebrates Opening of New School with Ribbon Cutting

September 18, 2012 | Journal Staff

On Thursday, September 13 , KIPP Massachusetts celebrated the opening of its campus on 90 High Rock Street in Lynn.  The building is the new home for both KIPP Academy Lynn Middle School and KIPP Academy Lynn Collegia

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Lawrence Turnaround Efforts Underway

September 14, 2012

Charter public schools began their vital work in Lawrence this fall helping the state transform the failing district school system, which was placed in receivership earlier this year.

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City on a Hill Wins National Recognition, Designated Blue Ribbon School

September 8, 2012 | Charis Anderson

The U.S. Department of Education has named Boston’s City on a Hill Charter School to be a National Blue Ribbon School.  This award is given for overall academic achievement.

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A Dozen Charter Applicants Invited to Final Round

September 4, 2012

The state Department of Elementary and Secondary Education has advanced 12 charter applications to the final round, including two Boston area charter schools that want to expand their networks in other G

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Seven New Charters Opened Their Doors This Fall

September 1, 2012

Seven new charter public schools opened this fall in Boston, Lawrence and Springfield that when fully enrolled will provide high quality educational opportunities for more than 3,200 children.

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Salem Academy Charter School Celebrates Graduation, Newsweek's Best Schools List

June 28, 2012

The Salem Academy Charter School has more than one reason to celebrate; in addition to their 2012 graduation, the school was ranked number 499 on Newsweek's list of the country's 1,000 best public high schools.

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Pioneer graduating its first class

June 21, 2012 | Steven Rosenberg

In a windowless basement classroom, a dozen teens sat in groups of two and three around a large table, quietly consulting one

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