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MCPSA Statement on the Release of Spring 2021 MCAS Scores

September 23, 2021 | Tim Nicolette

Massachusetts Charter Public School Association (MCPSA) Executive Director Tim Nicolette issued the following statement today in response to the release of the Spring 2021 MCAS Results:... Read More +

A North Star to Guide a New Year

September 23, 2021 | Tim Nicolette

Will Gardner shares the principles guiding the Alma del Mar community as they work to support success for all students in the year ahead.... Read More +

How a trip to Hawaii helped expand this Alma del Mar teacher’s astronomy, geology knowledge

September 13, 2021 | Kerri Tallman (South Coast Today)

While many teachers were preparing this year’s curriculum at home this summer, Alisia Cabral was stargazing at the summit of Mauna Kea and hiking through active volcanoes to prepare presentations for her students.... Read More +

How do we educate younger generations about 9/11?

September 10, 2021 | Erika Tarantal (WCVB5 ABC)

For an entire generation, the 9/11 attacks are history, not memory. The mission to ensure that history is learned is very personal for many in Massachusetts.... Read More +

‘And today it falls to us to remember him, to keep the impact of his life alive’

September 4, 2021 | Aaron Curtis (Lowell Sun)

Maame Alert spoke with pride about her son while visiting the Lowell Community Charter Public School recently, where Nixon Alert — her second of three boys — was supposed to begin the eighth grade this year.... Read More +

Buttonwoods breaks new ground

September 2, 2021 | Terry Date (The Haverhill Gazette)

A pair of handmade baby shoes trimmed in traditional Puerto Rican lace were among the first items Graciela Trilla brought to the Buttonwoods Museum.... Read More +

‘They Are Big And Scary,’ Honeybees Project Captivates Bridge Boston Charter School Students

September 1, 2021 | Breanna Pitts (4WBZ CBS Boston)

A buzzworthy project is giving students at the Bridge Boston Charter School in Roxbury a closer look at honeybees, twenty to thirty thousand of them to be exact.... Read More +

Global Learning Charter Public School Breaks Ground on New Building to Create the Joan and Irwin Jacobs Center for STEAM Education at their Campus in the New Bedford

September 1, 2021 | APN News

Global Learning Charter Public School (GLCPS), a tuition-free public charter school that currently services 500 students in grades 5-12, broke ground on the renovation of a historic building located at 106 Bullard Street... Read More +

Bridge Boston Charter School students getting sweet lesson in ways of the honeybee

August 31, 2021 | Jennifer Eagan (WCVB5 ABC)

It’s a sweet special lesson for students at Bridge Boston Charter School in Roxbury. An estimated 20,000 to 30,000 honeybees are being kept in two hives at the school thanks to a... Read More +

Despite Delta concerns, thousands of Mass. students are going back to in-person school this week

August 30, 2021 | Felicia Gans (Boston Globe)

Thousands of Massachusetts students are masking up and heading back to classrooms for full-time, in-person learning this week, starting the third academic year marked by the anxieties and uncertainty of the coronavirus pandemic.... Read More +