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Chicopee student accepted to 50 colleges

May 11, 2022 | Briceyda Landaverde and Ryan Trowbridge (Western Mass News)

It’s an amazing accomplishment for a high school senior in Chicopee who was accepted to more than 50 colleges in the fall.... Read More +

At Boston’s Renaissance Charter, My Students Are Going Above and Beyond Their Pre-Pandemic Performance

May 9, 2022 | Aaron Kesler (Ed Post)

As educators, we know that kids cannot learn if they don’t feel safe and supported at school. During the past two years, this truth was at its most visceral.... Read More +

2022 Sizer School Senior Project Night to showcase student interests and academic skills

May 7, 2022 | Sentinel & Enterprise

At Sizer School, a North Central Charter Essential School, school officials say that students are known personally, challenged intellectually and expected to participate actively in their learning, as highlighted by accomplishment of a senior project,... Read More +

Holyoke school receives grant for drinking water improvements

May 5, 2022 | Nick DeGray (22 WWLP)

Holyoke Community Charter School on Northampton Street is receiving a state grant to improve drinking water... Read More +

Boys tennis: Youth movement carrying PVCICS as wins pile high

May 5, 2022 | Hannah Bevis (Daily Hampshire Gazette)

On May 11, 2021, the Pioneer Valley Chinese Immersion Charter School boys’ tennis team played the first match in program history on a rainy day in Greenfield — a 4-1 loss to the Green Wave.... Read More +

Local High Schooler Champions Childhood Literacy for Young Mothers

May 5, 2022 | Chelsea Record

A red ball of yarn flies across a group of mothers gathered at Phoenix Charter Academy Chelsea. “Okay, now tell us your favorite thing to do with your child,” Yahaira Villanueva says, reminding a fellow... Read More +

Today (and Every Day) We Thank Our Teachers!

May 3, 2022 | Tim Nicolette

Happy Teacher Appreciation Week! I invite you to take a moment to think about your favorite teacher of all time. Close your eyes, and remember: What made that teacher so special?... Read More +

Veritas Preparatory Charter School Improves Performance Monitoring and Curriculum Development Capabilities through PowerSchool Solutions

April 29, 2022 | Business Wire

PowerSchool, the leading provider of cloud-based software for K-12 education in North America, today announced Veritas Preparatory Charter School (VPCS) in Springfield, MA has seen improvements from the utilization of PowerSchool solutions to... Read More +

Massachusetts Is ‘The Leading Performer’ In US News Ranking Of Best High Schools

April 26, 2022 | CBS Boston WBZ4

U.S. News & World Report came out with its annual high school rankings on Tuesday, and the magazine said Massachusetts schools are some of the best in the country.... Read More +

The top high schools in Massachusetts, according to U.S. News and World Report

April 26, 2022 | Boston 25 News

Massachusetts schools fare very well in the latest ranking of top high schools in the United States from U.S. News and World Report.... Read More +