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Roxbury Prep-UMass partnership opens door to higher ed

July 6, 2016 | Kathleen McKiernan, Boston Herald

Roxbury Prep High School students may be able to take courses through the University of Massachusetts Boston, attend special campus events or learn how to navigate the financial aid system as part of a new partnership between the university’s Honors College and the charter school.

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A Star for Mom

June 21, 2016 | Kevin Cullen, Boston Globe

When Marco Quinonez left Guatemala in 1977, he was working as a physical education teacher.

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Boston valedictorian didn’t let pregnancy slow her down

June 12, 2015 | Adrian Walker

Loiselle Gonzalez Baez was determined not to let history repeat itself.

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Prep Charter plans to build new $24.5M school

April 10, 2015 | Donna Goodison

Boston Preparatory Charter Public School has filed formal plans with the city to build a p

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Starting from scratch: How a Boston-based charter system could transform a failing Springfield middle school

March 29, 2015 | Laura Newberry

This story is part of a series for which MassLive.com spent a day observing classes and speaking with administrators, teachers and students at UP Academy Charter School o

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UP Education Network, which could take over Springfield school, grapples with criticism of charter schools

March 27, 2015 | Laura Newberry

This story is part of a series for which MassLive.com spent a day observing classes and speaking with administrators, teachers and students at UP Academy Charter School of Dorches

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Growing pains, gains at Boston-based charter show what could lie ahead for struggling Springfield school

March 26, 2015 | Laura Newberry

This story is part of a series for which MassLive.com spent a day observing classes and speaking with administrators, teachers and students at UP Academy Charter School of Dorches

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At Springfield's Martin Luther King Jr. Charter School, hard work, confidence evident as MCAS test looms

March 12, 2015 | Carolyn Robbins, Springfield Republican

SPRINGFIELD — Every hand in the room went up last Friday when Robert "Chip" Wood, principal at the Martin Luther King Jr.

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Saugus students work weekends

March 9, 2015 | Tara Vocino

Most students, struggling or not, don’t want to sit in class on a Saturday.

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City parents, school activists applaud superintendent selection

March 5, 2015 | James Vaznis

A day after the selection of a new school superintendent, a broad cross section of Boston parents, community activists, and educators said they were looking forward to the prospect of finally having a permanent leader in place for the first time in nearly two years.

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