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Public education was not much of an issue during the 2016 presidential campaign — but it sure is now as opposition grows to the Senate confirmation of Michigan billionaire Betsy DeVos, President-elect Donald Trump’s education secretary nominee, who once called the U.S.Read More
Every state has picked its top teacher for 2017, an honor that allows bright educators to take a yearlong sabbatical in which they travel to schools across the state, headline conferences and panels, write op-eds about issues the they care about, and get some face time with policymakers.Read More
Letter to Elizabeth Warren Expressing Concerns Over the Nomination of Betsy DeVos as U.S. Secretary of Education
January 9, 2017
Honorable Elizabeth Warren, United States Senator for Massachusetts 2400 JFK Federal Building
15 New Sudbury Street
Boston, MA 02203
Dear Senator Warren,Read More
Principals representing three models of education— public, private, and charter schools— participated in a cross-sector conversation earlier this month on Dec. 16 about what schools need to do to provide rigorous academic instruction to all students regardless of background or achievement.Read More
Charter school moves back home -- to Brockton HIDE CAPTION The New Heights Charter School of Brockton at 1690 Main St.t back in August 2016, before renovations had begun. Marc Vasconcellos/The Enterprise
BROCKTON - The New Heights Charter School of Brockton finally lives up to its name.
The charter school began its inaugural year in September at a temporary Norwood location, but opened Monday at its permanent home in Brockton.Read More
BOSTON (CBS) – A group of local high school students traveled to a taiga forest, north of Fairbanks, Alaska this summer. They helped research climate change with scientists from the Woods Hole Research Center.Read More
Are you a parent who is interested in learning more about Charter Public School options in Boston and Springfield?
The right to expand charter schools in Massachusetts has been defeated at the polls.Read More
In the often acrimonious debate over whether to lift the cap on public charter schools in Massachusetts, what was frequently ignored is just how bad our urban district schools really are and — though we know what ails them — how resistant they have been to change.Read More
It was a bumpy ride for Gabrielle Edouard as she found her way back to Boston Preparatory Charter Public School, where she had been a member of the school’s first graduating class of 2011.