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Boston kids featured in inaugural video

January 18, 2013

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

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Patrick’s education proposal should reform more

January 18, 2013 | Scot Lehigh

In his Wednesday State of the Commonwealth State speech, Governor Patrick claimed his education proposals will meet the needs of the future. Actually, the governor is avoiding strategies that have proven to be successful.

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Bill to seek end of Mass. cap on charter schools

January 18, 2013 | James Vaznis

A group of charter school advocates, business leaders, and legislators is pushing to abolish a state-imposed cap on the number of charter schools that can operate in Boston and other low-performing districts.

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City on a Hill is an Opportunity, Not a Threat

January 17, 2013 | Editorial

In a recent editorial, the New Bedford Standard Times states that it disagrees with Mayor Jon Mitchell's opinion that the charter school application filed by City on a Hill should be denied.

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SABIS students take top team and individual awards at the 73rd Model Congress of 2013

January 15, 2013

Seventeen students from SABIS® International Charter School in Springfield, Massachusetts, recently competed in the 73rd Annual Model Congress and took home top

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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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