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
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