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Community Day Students Earn Top Honors in Teen Writing Contest

February 1, 2013

Six students from Community Day Charter Public School (CDCPS) have been selected as winners of The Boston Globe Scholastic Art and Writing Contest, the most CDCPS students ever to win these awards in the

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Senator Eldridge Visits Local Charter School

January 31, 2013

Senator James Eldridge (D-Marlborough) recently visited the Advanced Math and Science Academy Charter School in Marlborough to learn more about the school’s operations.  Eldridge met with AMSA’s executive director,

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Film, "Doors Open," Features Three Innovative Schools

January 31, 2013

A new short film, “Doors Open” features three new schools that opened in the Fall of 2012: KIPP Academy Boston,

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Commissioner of Education to Present City on a Hill Charter Public School with the 2012 Blue Ribbon School Award

January 31, 2013

In November, the U.S. Department of Education honored two representatives from City on a Hill Charter Public School with the 2012 National Blue Ribbon School Award in Washington D.C.

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MCPSA Statement on Selection of William "Mo" Cowan as Interim U.S. Senator

January 31, 2013

The Massachusetts charter public school community offers its congratulations to William "Mo" Cowan, former Board Chairman of Roxbury Prep Charter School in Boston, on his appointment as the state’s interim U.S.

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Charter schools’ building costs cited

January 28, 2013 | Martine Powers

As charter schools lobby the State House for increased funding for building

improvements, they have a new tool to help them make their case: A report expected

to be released Monday outlines the financial challenges faced by Massachusetts charter

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Charter schools’ building costs cited: Report sees damage to education budgets; more public funding sought by supporters

January 28, 2013 | Martine Powers

As charter schools lobby the State House for increased funding for building improvements, they have a new tool to help them make their case: A report expected to be released Monday outlines the financial challenges faced by Massachusetts charter schools that lease or purchase their own facilities

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Let’s talk ‘legacy’

January 22, 2013 | Boston Herald Editorial Staff

Gov. Deval Patrick last week said he wants to pour hundreds of millions of new dollars into the state’s education system via a massive tax increase, in part to narrow the achievement gap in the state’s needier communities.

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20 Years of Proof; Lift limits on public charters

January 21, 2013 | Editorial Board

The last 20 years offer abundant evidence that charter schools are a viable and legitimate choice. The Legislature should eliminate all caps and spending limits for charters, and give the people of Massachusetts truly unfettered choice in how their own public education dollars are spent.

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Boston kids featured in inaugural video

January 18, 2013

(NECN: Alysha Palumbo - Boston) - "Mr.

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