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A Successful First Week of Virtual Advocacy!

March 5, 2021 | Tim Nicolette

This week, over 180 charter public school supporters from across our Commonwealth engaged in a week of virtual advocacy at the State House.... Read More +

A blueprint for how to reopen Boston schools

March 1, 2021 | Marcela García (Boston Globe)

Thousands of Boston Public Schools students in the lower grades returned to the classroom part-time this week — a massive operational effort that will challenge students, teachers, and parents alike. But the vast majority of... Read More +

New Analysis Shows That Outdoor Learning Is A Possibility

March 1, 2021 | Zadie McGrath (The Monthly Howl)

Ever since schools shut down in March, kids have been falling farther and farther behind academically. Distance learning isn’t very engaging, but to go back to normal would be unsafe. But a recent analysis... Read More +

River Valley Charter School maximizes outdoor education amid pandemic

March 1, 2021 | Heather Alterisio (Daily News of Newburyport)

In response to COVID-19 concerns, River Valley Charter School faculty and staff decided to look outside the box or more specifically — the building — and use outdoor community spaces to their advantage.... Read More +

Prepare your kids for the future at Baystate Academy Charter Public School

February 23, 2021 | Patrick Berry (Mass Appeal)

Springfield families have the ability to choose between district, charter, private and home-school. Joining us now to talk about what Baystate Academy Charter Public School can offer your child is Ipsita Lizardi, the school’... Read More +

Charter School goes international

February 17, 2021 | Katie Cerulle (MV Times)

The Martha’s Vineyard Public Charter School has begun the process of adding an additional curriculum to its offerings called the International Baccalaureate (IB) program. According to school director Pete Steedman, this program is intended... Read More +

Fitchburg’s Sizer School students dedicated to being Peer Mediators

February 16, 2021 | Sentinel & Enterprise

Over the past month, 12 Sizer School students have participated in an 18-hour online course to become Peer Mediators, according to a release from the charter school.... Read More +

Pioneer Charter School of Science II seniors receive early acceptance letters from Cornell, Stanford, and U Penn

February 15, 2021 | Wicked Local Saugus

Pioneer Charter School of Science II (PCSS II) announced this week that three of its high school seniors have received early acceptance letters to top universities across the country.... Read More +

Virtual valentines for remote learners at Collegiate Charter School of Lowell

February 15, 2021 | The Lowell Sun

The Student Life Organization at Collegiate Charter School of Lowell celebrated Valentine’s Day by mailing cards to all 1,025 CCSL students who are currently learning remotely.... Read More +

12-Year-Old South Ender Jay’dha Hosting Self-Care Workshop

February 11, 2021 | South End News

Community activism started for 12-year-old Jay'dha Rackard after seeing the effects of the opioid epidemic right in her backyard.... Read More +