Charter News

Charter School Gains May Help Low-Performing Public Schools, Says Education Secretary

March 26, 2015 | Boston Public Radio Staff

Charter schools in Boston have made extraordinary gains, according to a 

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Marty Meehan and Beth Anderson: College degree should be goal for all our students

March 26, 2015 | Marty Meehan and Beth Anderson

Despite one of the strongest public- education systems in the United States, Massachusetts still faces stark disparities rooted

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Study: Boston charter students outpace peers in other cities

March 19, 2015 | State House News Service

A new national study validating the success of Boston charter schools could fuel the debate this year over expanding ac

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Boston’s charter schools show striking gains

March 18, 2015 | Peter Schworm

Boston charter school students outperformed their counte

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Baker wants to expand caps on charter schools

March 16, 2015 | State House News Service

BOSTON — Gov. Charlie Baker made charter school expansion a major plank in his education platform during last year's campaign but has yet to outline a legislative plan to accomplish that goal. 

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New Boston schools chief lays out priorities

March 9, 2015 | James Vaznis

LOS ANGELES — Tommy Chang, in his first sit-down interview since being chosen to lead Bo

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Civil rights fight looms on charter schools cap

March 8, 2015 | Michael Levenson

The highly charged charter school debate, waged for years in the Legislature, could soon

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Statement by MCPSA Executive Director Marc Kenen on Governor Baker's Appointment of Paul Sagan as New Chair of Board of Education

March 6, 2015 | MCPSA

Today’s appointment by Governor Baker of Paul Sagan as the new Chair of the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE) is a positive step for the future of public education in Massachusetts.

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