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Mass. elementary students begin return to the classroom

April 5, 2021 | Ryan Trowbridge & Kaylee Pugliese (Western Mass News)

Today, some elementary school students in Springfield began filling the seats of classrooms again after learning remotely for quite some time.... Read More +

Charter schools across Western Massachusetts prepare to welcome students back to classroom

April 4, 2021 | Elizabeth Román (MassLive)

When students return to Veritas Prep Charter School on Pine Street on Monday they will see brightly colored bulletin boards reminding them to wash their hands and remain socially distanced.... Read More +

INSIDE LOOK: Are schools prepared for in-person learning?

April 2, 2021 | WWLP 22News

Starting Monday, elementary school students will begin full-time in-person learning once again. 22News got an inside look at a school in Springfield as they prepare to welcome kids back to the classroom... Read More +

Massachusetts charter schools show their innovation during pandemic

April 1, 2021 | Tom Birmingham (Milford Daily News)

The COVID-19 pandemic has created unprecedented challenges for countless sectors of society, including our schools. The data are clear on the academic and emotional price remote learning exacts on students. At the same time,... Read More +

See Who Made Brightbeam’s 2021 List of Rising Women

March 31, 2021 | Education Post

For Women’s History Month, we asked readers on social media to nominate the women who are changing education for the better. It was hard to cut the nominees down to just 21 rising women... Read More +

See Who Made Brightbeam’s 2021 List of Rising Women

March 31, 2021 | Citizen Ed

For Women’s History Month, we asked readers on social media to nominate the women who are changing education for the better. It was hard to cut the nominees down to just 21 rising women... Read More +

Young Women Making Herstory

March 30, 2021 | Tim Nicolette

In our state’s 72+ charter public schools, young women are leading and making herstory. With over 50% of our charter public school leaders being women, and the historic swearing-in of Kamala Harris as... Read More +

Innovation Academy Charter School grad worked on Moderna COVID-19 vaccine

March 29, 2021 | Lowell Sun

Krishna Harpanahalli, a 2015 graduate of Innovation Academy Charter School, made a key contribution to the team responsible for manufacturing the Moderna vaccine for COVID-19.... Read More +

Some students, teachers back in the classroom at Springfield school

March 29, 2021 | Sarah Guernelli (Western Mass News)

Students in Springfield Public Schools are getting ready to start returning to the classroom next Monday as the state begins to phase-out remote learning.... Read More +