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Women Making Educational History

April 3, 2020 | Tim Nicolette

During these difficult times, we wanted to take a moment to recognize some of the incredible women leaders across our charter public school sector. While our celebration of Women’s History Month in March was... Read More +

Marlborough teacher organizes note-writing initiative to cheer lonely residents

March 28, 2020 | Community Advocate Staff

Mark Vital, probably best known locally for his Sweats4Vets campaign each year, is at it again. This time, Vital is focusing on brightening the days of those currently in a group home, or nursing home,... Read More +

Atlantis Charter School donates medical supplies to area hospitals

March 26, 2020 | The Herald News

Atlantis Charter School is doing its part to help local health care providers during this difficult time. Atlantis donated its supply of masks, gloves and medical-grade wipes to SouthCoast Health, which services Charlton Memorial... Read More +

Teacher supports students, they support her

March 21, 2020 | Elizabeth Dobbins

Like many six-year-olds, when Cassidy Rivanis heard school had been cancelled for three weeks she was excited. But that excitement, her mother Shellie Rivanis said, was a little bittersweet.... Read More +

Social media provides kids and teachers a way to keep connected

March 19, 2020 | Laurie Los

After New Bedford announced last Friday that its public schools would be closed for at least three weeks due to the coronavirus pandemic, a group of teachers at Taylor Elementary School began brainstorming ideas.... Read More +

COVID-19 Update

March 17, 2020 | Tim Nicolette

Through this difficult and unprecedented time, MCPSA stands by to continue to support and provide resources to charter public schools across the state.... Read More +

EdNext Podcast: KIPP Middle Schools Can Improve Early College Outcomes

March 11, 2020 | Education Next

A senior researcher at Mathematica, Ira Nichols-Barrer, and the executive director of KIPP Massachusetts, Caleb Dolan, join Education Next Editor-in-chief Marty West to discuss a new study by Mathematica that shows KIPP... Read More +

My School Let Me Work a Four-Day Week. It Changed Everything.

March 10, 2020 | Jessica Summers

Last spring, as a teacher at Alma del Mar Charter Public School in New Bedford, Massachusetts, I got to participate in the pilot of something that, to me, was unheard of in public education: For... Read More +

Dominicana de Boston, líder en su escuela, obtiene beca completa en Brown University

March 6, 2020 | Tibisay Zea

Yinessa Báez es una joven estudiante de origen dominicano que cursa el último año en Roxbury Prep en Boston. Recientemente, fue galardonada con una beca completa para hacer estudios superiores de biología... Read More +

River Valley students climb Mount Washington

March 5, 2020 | Heather Alterisio

Seven River Valley Charter School students endured freezing temperatures for about 10 hours on Feb. 26 to reach the 6,288-foot summit of Mount Washington.... Read More +