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Facebook Hosts Students To Give Them Experience With Tech Professionals

February 8, 2019 | CBS Local

Facebook hosted a “hackathon” for 80 students from a Cambridge charter school Friday.

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Students Compete In Charter School's Annual Black History Showdown

February 7, 2019 | Saraya Wintersmith

Trinity Raye is a champion. At not quite 5 feet tall and about 70 pounds, the bespectacled seventh grader is known to teachers and classmates at Helen Y. Davis Leadership Academy charter school in Dorchester as "the boss."

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Alna Del Mar Best Decision These Parents Made

February 6, 2019 | Kevin Alves

THIS GUEST OPINION PIECE BY: Kevin Alves, a 36-year-old father of three and a lifelong New Bedford resident. It is in response to this SouthCoast Voices piece regarding Alma del Mar charter school.

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Alma del Mar releases more details on plans for New Bedford’s Kempton School

February 5, 2019 | Aimee Chiavaroli

NEW BEDFORD — Provided that the former Kempton School is conveyed to Alma del Mar, plans include an addition on the site, a charter school official said.

Alma del Mar is also eyeing a temporary space to open the second campus in August, school spokeswoman Becca Kurie said.

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Andrew Jarboe ’05 Brings his High Schoolers Home to Learn From Bates Debaters

January 31, 2019 | Eleanor Vance

Most weekends, Bates classrooms resemble ghost towns, with desks and chairs askew and semi-erased chalkboards hinting at bygone activity.

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Discovering His Career Path, Finding His Voice

January 30, 2019 | Assumption College

“It’s one of the best feelings ever,” says Gemaers Dorvil ’19 of the moment he discovers a solution to a software application he’s working on.

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Boston Collegiate Charter School formally opens new Dorchester campus

January 29, 2019 | Ysabelle Kempe
Boston Collegiate Charter School officially opened its renovated and expanded campus in Dorchester on Monday, a milestone school leaders called “game-changing.”
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Spare Me Your Anti-Charter Nonsense And Come See My School

January 28, 2019 | Charla Austin Harris

As an educator and parent, I stood with my kids’ teachers during the UTLA strike. I did not cross the picket line and brought teachers coffee and donuts in the rain.

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Video: Report on BPS Valedictorians' Struggles Highlight Opportunity Gap

January 28, 2019

As Massachusetts lawmakers debate how to reformulate how they divvy up public education funds, a heartbreaking series of reports in the Boston Globe show the problems in the Boston Public Schools through the stories of more than 90 valedictorians from the last decade.

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Video: Education Advocate on Why Students With Less Deserve More

January 24, 2019

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker is recommending more than $1 billion in new education spending over 7 years in Massachusetts, which has drawn mixed reaction. Critics say underfunding of urban schools has not been addressed.

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