Charter News

We owe our children more charter schools

August 25, 2016 | Cynthia Stead, Guest Opinion, Cape Cod Times
A ballot question favored by progressives this fall is about restricting choice and opportunity.
 
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Editorial: Charter debate gets real

August 17, 2016 | Herald Staff

The proposal to expand the number of charter schools in the state that’s on the November ballot just took on a new level of importance this week with applications filed by six groups seeking to open charter schools and 12 existing charters looking to expand.

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Charter schools seek to expand

August 16, 2016 | Jamie Vasnis, Boston Globe
By  GLOBE STAFF  AUGUST 15, 2016

 

 

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Editorial: In charters, more time for learning

August 10, 2016 | MetroWest Daily News Editorial Staff

While most kids are still basking in mid-summer indolence, the school year has already begun for the students at the Edward Brooke Charter School. The school’s three K-8 campuses in Boston opened for kindergartners on Tuesday, and the older kids start Thursday.

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Students enjoy charter schools

August 4, 2016 | John W. Guenther, Guest to The Recorder

I’d like to add a few words to the debate on charter schools. I am a retired high school math teacher and a supporter of charter schools. Why? Because our children, our town and our nation need more than what standard public schools and their elected boards are offering.

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Commissioner Announces 2017 Teacher of the Year

May 3, 2016 | Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

Codman Academy Charter Public School ninth grade teacher Sydney Chaffee receives state's top educator award

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Massachusetts has 2 of top high schools in nation, according to U.S. News and World report

April 19, 2016 | Michelle Williams

SPRINGFIELD -- Cape Cod and Boston are home to some of the highest performing students in the nation, according to an annual report recently released by U.S. News and World.

Two Massachusetts high schools made the list of the top 100 public high schools in America. 

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Annual charter school lottery draws hundreds of applicants

March 2, 2016 | Cherise Leclerc

HOLYOKE, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -

It was a high stakes night for Holyoke parents who want their kids to attend charter school as they held their annual lottery to accept new students.

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State approves expanded charter schools in Boston

February 24, 2016 | Jeremy C. Fox

State officials approved Tuesday the expansion of four charter schools in Boston and one in Everett, and the creation of charter schools in Brockton and Springfield.

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Brockton charter is a first

February 24, 2016 | Michael Jonas

Yesterday’s vote by the state Board of Elementary and Secondary Education to approve two new charter schools and allow the expansion of three existing charters included one particularly noteworthy dimension: It marked the first time the state has authorized a charter school in Brockton.

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