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‘Our kids deserve this building’: Alma del Mar opens its new Frederick Douglass campus

January 11, 2022 | Seth Chitwood (Standard-Times)

Scholars and teachers at Alma del Mar Charter School kicked off 2022 by finally moving into the new Frederick Douglass campus on Davis Street.... Read More +

Global Learning Charter Public School Names Construction Monitoring Services, Inc. to Lead the Construction of the new State-of-the-Art Campus in the New Bedford

January 7, 2022 | APN News

Global Learning Charter Public School (GLCPS), a tuition-free public charter school that currently services 500 students in grades 5-12, has named the CMS, Construction Monitoring Services, Inc. to lead the renovation project of... Read More +

Score one for local inspiration: Composer leans on Northampton experience for instrumental piano album

January 6, 2022 | Steve Pfarrer (Daily Hampshire Gazette)

Isaac Owen had been thinking for some time that he’d like to record an album of original music. The pianist and composer, who grew up near Athol and studied at the Berklee College of... Read More +

Holyoke Community Charter School received funding to build new gym, classrooms

January 5, 2022 | Brett Willand (22 WWLP)

MassDevelopment issued an $8.5 million tax-exempt bond on behalf of the Holyoke Community Charter School.... Read More +

Students showcase musical talents at Chicopee charter school

December 22, 2021 | Philip Bishop (22 WWLP)

A multicultural celebration took place at a local charter school Wednesday night, with a guest appearance from a Holyoke Councilor At Large elect.... Read More +

My Brother’s Table honors Marblehead Charter fundraising effort

December 20, 2021 | Chris Stevens (Wicked Local Marblehead)

When Marblehead Community Charter Public Charter School chef Danette Russo saw a chance to help My Brother’s Table in Lynn, she jumped at it. Well, technically, she walked.... Read More +

In the works for Codman Sq.: ‘micro forest’

December 16, 2021 | Katie Pedersen (Dorchester Reporter)

A vacant lot in Codman Square will be converted into a “micro forest” in the coming months, thanks to an effort spearheaded by staff at the nearby Codman Academy.... Read More +

Local Charter Public School “Levels Up” Its Academic Program

December 16, 2021 | Chelsea Record

At the Phoenix Charter Academy Chelsea, students aren’t waiting until June to move up a grade level.... Read More +

Bob the Bike Man donates bikes to dozens of Springfield students

December 9, 2021 | Melissa Torres (WWLP 22News)

Some local elementary school students will find a new bicycle under the Christmas tree this year. Bob the Bike Man Charland made a special stop Thursday evening bringing bicycles and supplies to the students at... Read More +

Excel Academy Charter Schools Gets Grant from Barr Foundation

December 9, 2021 | John Lynds (Chelsea Record)

Through a grant from the Barr Foundation Excel Academy Charter School in Chelsea and East Boston will become one of eight academic communities that were recently selected to take part in the new “Driving Toward... Read More +