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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
During demonstrations last week over school funding issues Boston City Councilor Tito Jackson made the shopworn claim that charter schools are to blame for inadequate funding of the Boston Public Schools.Read More
BOSTON — More than 1,600 students applied to the Community Day Charter School in Lawrence for next year, but most will be turned away.
It's become a familiar story amid the soaring popularity of the taxpayer-funded alternative schools.Read More
STATEMENT BY MARC KENEN, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, MCPSA, ON SENATE PRESIDENT STAN ROSENBERG’S ANNOUNCEMENT OF INTENTION TO DEBATE CHARTER LEGISLATION
We are pleased that the Senate intends to craft legislation related to public charter schools, and will work hard to ensure that the bill lifts arbitrary charter enrollment caps, provides equitable funding for charter and district schools, and pursues reforms that will expand high quality educatiRead More
Two Cambridge charter schools were recently ranked among the top performing schools in the state, according to recent state assessment scores.Read More
When state Senate President Stan Rosenberg says, as he did last week, that his district “does not want to see any more charter schools” some clarity is in order.Read More
A business-backed coalition is poised to spend up to $18 million and obliterate state campaign spending records in favor of expanded charter schools, launching its efforts with mail targeted at state Senate districts, including that of Senate President Stanley C.Read More