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IACS students will have to cram a lot for upcoming production of 'Spamalot'

March 10, 2019 | The Lowell Sun

Students at Innovation Academy Charter School, 72 Tyng Road in Tyngsboro, bring "Spamalot -- School Edition" to life Thursday and Friday, March 14 and 15, at 7 p.m., and Saturday, March 16, at 2 and 7 p.m.

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Hoping to go Global

March 8, 2019 | The Standard-Times

NEW BEDFORD — The Global Learning Charter Public School (GLCPS) held its enrollment lottery for grades 5 - 10 on Thursday, March 7, 2019. There were 390 families who applied to attend the school which has 88 seats available for the 2019-2020 school year.

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What’s at stake in the search for a new BPS superintendent

March 6, 2019 | Andrea Campbell

The “help wanted” sign hangs again in Boston as the city searches for its next permanent school superintendent. Since Tommy Chang departed the school district last summer, the process to find a replacement has been quiet and lacking clear timelines and transparency.

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Marlborough high schools join forces for STEM initiative

March 6, 2019 | Community Advocate Staff

Marlborough – The Marlborough Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) has announced the city’s three high schools—Marlborough High School (MHS), Advanced Math and Science Academy Charter School (AMSA) and Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School (AVRTHS) – have joined forces to advance STEM

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Former Pioneer Charter Students Returns from Harvard to Help Others

March 6, 2019 | Seth Daniel

When Everett’s David Menjivar graduated from Pioneer Charter School, he was celebrated as the first student from the Everett charter to go to Harvard University.

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Movement And Breathing Breaks Help Students Stay Focused On Learning

March 3, 2019 | Katrina Schwartz

For many kids, sitting still all day in school is a big challenge, which is why movement breaks are good practice, whether it's in elementary school or high school. Additionally, learning science shows us that movement activates the brain and improves cognition.

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5 for Good: Forsyth Kids offers preventative dental care in schools

February 28, 2019 | Erika Tarantal


Reading, writing, arithmetic and good oral hygiene, those were the focuses of some of the activities during a recent visit to Match Community Day Public Charter School in Hyde Park.

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Paulo Freire Social Justice Charter School in Holyoke allowed to continue operations, move into former Pope Francis building in Chicopee

February 12, 2019 | Michelle Williams

The future of a Western Massachusetts charter school hung in the balance Tuesday when state education officials considered if it should be allowed to continue operations.

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Opinion: Charter Reimbursements are Meant as a Cushion

February 11, 2019 | Keri Rodrigues

To listen to some Cape school officials (“Schools could take hit in education funding,” Jan. 31, Page One), one might not know that districts are being paid for students they don’t educate.

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A Few Districts Would Benefit Greatly From Baker’s School Funding Proposal

February 10, 2019 | James Vaznis

Governor Charlie Baker’s proposal to tackle the state’s school funding woes would funnel notable increases in state aid next year to several cities, but it would offer little financial relief to most other systems, many struggling under the state’s property tax cap, according to a Globe review.

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