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Statement by the MCPSA Regarding Mystic Valley Charter School Board Action to Suspend Discriminatory Policy

May 22, 2017 | Marc Kenen

“The Board took the right action to suspend its discriminatory policy, and now needs to rescind it permanently. We are proud of the two young women, Deanna and Mya Cook, and their parents, for standing up for themselves and their rights.

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Open Schools, Closed Minds: The Progressive Bias Against Charter Schools

May 16, 2017 | Rich Barlow, WBUR's Cognoscenti

Opposition to charter schools is to the left what climate change denial is to the right, a fortress of unreason that shields ideology from contrary evidence.

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STATEMENT BY BETH ANDERSON, PRESIDENT, AND THABITI BROWN, VICE PRESIDENT, OF THE MASSACHUSETTS CHARTER PUBLIC SCHOOL ASSOCIATION REGARDING MYSTIC VALLEY CHARTER SCHOOL DRESS CODE POLICIES

May 12, 2017 | MCPSA

STATEMENT BY BETH ANDERSON, PRESIDENT, AND THABITI BROWN, VICE PRESIDENT, OF THE MASSACHUSETTS CHARTER PUBLIC SCHOOL ASSOCIATION REGARDING MYSTIC VALLEY CHARTER SCHOOL DRESS CODE POLICIES

Contact: Dominic Slowey

781-710-0014

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In recognizing Boston educator, Trump says nothing more important than being a teacher

April 28, 2017 | Darlene Superville

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has recognized the National Teacher of the Year, and says nothing is more important than being a teacher.

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For the first time, a charter school teacher wins National Teacher of the Year

April 28, 2017 | Emma Brown

Sydney Chaffee, a ninth-grade humanities teacher from Boston, has been named National Teacher of the Year, making her the first teacher from Massachusetts — and the first working in a charter school — to win the honor.

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US News & World Report Best Massachusetts High Schools

April 28, 2017

Among the many Massachusetts schools in the 2017 rankings of U.S. News Best High Schools, 22 were awarded gold medals, 54 earned silver medals and 24 received bronze medals. Some of Massachusetts' Best High Schools are located in the Boston area, in the Boston Public Schools.

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Charter school deputy to lead Scituate district

April 26, 2017 | Johanna Seltz

The Scituate School Committee has appointed Ron Griffin, currently deputy director of the Foxborough Regional Charter School, as the district’s new superintendent starting July 1.

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Boston Charter School Teacher Chosen As National Teacher Of The Year

April 20, 2017 | Collin Binkley

A Massachusetts high school teacher who was chosen National Teacher of the Year on Thursday is believed to be the first from a charter school to win the award.

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Changing Your Math 'Mindset' Can Boost Your Math Performance

April 11, 2017 | Tonya Mosley

There’s a scene in the 1988 movie "Stand and Deliver," where high school math teacher Jaime Escalante (played by Edward James Olmos) argues with the head of the school’s math program about the students' ability to do math.

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New $35 million Atlantis Charter School celebrates construction milestone

April 11, 2017 | Jo C. Goode

FALL RIVER — After 20 years in the making, Atlantis Charter School students, administrators, staff, family and assorted local leaders witnessed a major milestone on Monday in the construction of their new $35 million facility as the last beam was placed high atop the structure that will educate s

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