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Massachusetts charter public schools receive high marks on national quality list

January 11, 2013 | US News and World Reports

 Four Massachusetts charter public schools were ranked among the best in the country in an annual survey of charter schools conducted by U.S. News & World Report. The rankings were based on college readiness and test proficiency.

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Teaching ‘Character’ To Kids And Why It Matters

January 8, 2013

The effort to improve public education over the past decade and a half has been about standardized testing.

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Lift the cap campaign launching soon

January 6, 2013

Later this month, the MCPSA will launch a legislative campaign to lift current caps on charter public schools.

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Mass. charters receive high marks on national quality list

January 6, 2013

Four Massachusetts charter public schools were ranked among the best in the country in an annual survey of charter schools conducted by U.S. News & World Report.

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Charters, Mayor's Office, BPS discuss concerns over Mayor Menino's education plan

January 6, 2013

Members of the MCPSA, the Menino Administration and the Boston Public Schools have been meeting to discuss the Association's concerns about Mayor Menino's recently announced education reform plan.

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MLK Charter School students tackle philosophy

January 4, 2013

The second-graders at Martin Luther King Charter School of Excellence in Springfield are "showing wisdom beyond their years" as they tackle great philosophical questions as part of a philosophy program o

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MLK Charter School students tackle philosophy

January 4, 2013

The second-graders at Martin Luther King Charter School of Excellence in Springfield are "showing wisdom beyond their years" as they tackle great philosophical questions as part of a philosophy program offered in partnership with n

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Globe, Herald say Mayor’s education reforms hinder good work by charters

January 2, 2013

The Boston Globe and Boston Herald editorial teams recently wrote editorials generally supportive of Boston Mayor Thomas Menino’s education reform proposals, but criticized the portions of his plan that would undermine charters.

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