School News

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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Hundreds Turn Out for Holyoke Charter School Enrollment Lottery

March 4, 2015 | Chris Pisano

HOLYOKE, Mass. (WGGB)) Hundreds of local families turned out Wednesday night to see if their kids could get a spot in the Holyoke Community Charter School.

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Charter Students Learn Dance as a Unifying Language

February 26, 2015 | Katie Ruppel

Godfrey Muwulya had never seen a flake of snow until his recent stay on the Vineyard.

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