A volatile political issue in the Nov. 8 election is Question 2 on the ballot that permits the expansion of charter schools to 12 per year.Read More
A Beacon Hill watchdog group will release a report Wednesday finding that charter schools have not been a significant financial drain on traditional public schools, undercutting a central argument raised by teachers unions and other groups opposed to opening more charters.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.
Codman Academy Charter Public School ninth grade teacher Sydney Chaffee receives state's top educator awardRead More
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