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BOSTON – March 1, 2018 – In the wake of yet another school shooting - this one with 17
victims at a high school in Parkland Florida - proposals have been circulated to provide teachers
and school staff with firearms to protect students. The charter public school community sends
Click the link below for pictures of the new Atlantis Charter School building!Read More
For Amelia Marceau, gun control is personal.
In 2000, her Uncle Paul, 36, was killed the day after Christmas by Michael McDermott, who opened fire and killed seven of his co-workers at Edgewater Technology in Wakefield.Read More
Growing up in an age when mass shootings have become a tragically familiar part of American life, 18-year-old Riley Korhonen said the fear that her school will be next is never far.Read More
At 39, Neftali Duran has held many titles in his life: chef, restaurateur, food justice advocate, activist, educator.Read More
Return on Investment: Study Shows Big-City Charters Use Education Dollars More Effectively — and Provide Better Future Earnings for Students — Than District Schools
Charter schools educate their students more efficiently than traditional public schools, according to a new analysis of financial and testing data in eight major cities.Read More
As families begin to make decisions about where to send their children to school next year, many will be disappointed with the outcome of the annual lottery for admission to the Pioneer Valley Chinese Immersion Charter School (PVCICS) in Hadley.Read More
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Fifth graders created a simulated wax museum at Springfield’s Martin Luther King Jr. charter school of excellence.
Students portrayed the men and women who’ve played iconic roles in black history.Read More
For over 25 years, center-left and center-right policymakers and advocates in Washington, D.C., and in many states and communities have worked together to create and grow charter schools that are improving the life outcomes of students, especially those from low-income and minority families.Read More
FRAMINGHAM — Wrestling with the region’s bloody past, city officials are seeking opinions from the public about whether Framingham should change two street names that could be deemed offensive to Native Americans.Read More