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Kelly Garcia Named to El Mundo’s 30 Under 30

November 10, 2018 | Latino 30 Under 30

Born in a household of five children and two loving parents, Kelly learned the true definition of hard work by witnessing her parents work day in and day out as a daycare provider and mechanic.

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More girls, African-Americans enroll in AP computer science. Why that matters.

November 9, 2018 | Elena Weissmann
‘You are role-playing a turtle. You can only move forward and only turn left. Remember, be the turtle.” 
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Massachusetts Study Finds That New Charters Boost Spending at Nearby District Schools — and Change How They Spend It

November 9, 2018 | KEVIN MAHNKEN
New charter school openings can change the way traditional schools spend their money, according to a new study circulated by the National Bureau of Economic Research.
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Christa McAuliffe Charter School Credentialed by EL Education Network

November 9, 2018 | Susan Petroni
FRAMINGHAM – Christa McAuliffe Charter School has been named by the national school network EL Education (formerly Expeditionary Learning) as one of seven newly credentialed schools in the U.S.
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Fits and starts: Inside KIPP’s school-by-school discipline transformation

November 8, 2018 | FRANCISCO VARA-ORTA

It was the second meeting of a group meant to defuse conflicts at KIPP Camino, and there was plenty to defuse.

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Baker Signs Civics Education Reform Bill Into Law

November 8, 2018 | Katie Lannan
Standing in Gov. Charlie Baker's office Thursday afternoon, Stephanie Bellapianta, a college student and member of the group Teens Leading the Way, watched as civics education measures she'd been advocating for over the past seven years officially became state law.
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Benjamin Franklin Classical Charter Public School to increase enrollment

November 7, 2018 | Scott Calzolaio

FRANKLIN – Next year’s enrollment at Benjamin Franklin Classical Charter Public School will be bigger than ever.

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Vineyard Voters Elect George Davis Clerk of Courts

November 6, 2018 | Julia Wells

Turning out in large numbers Tuesday alongside their counterparts around the state and country, Vineyard voters elected a new clerk for the superior court and a slate for the Dukes County commission that includes an 18-year-old from Edgartown.

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Amanda Seider named board chair of KIPP Massachusetts

November 5, 2018 | SAMPAN

LYNN – KIPP is delighted to announce a new chairman of its board of directors. Current board member Amanda Seider has been appointed chairman of the board, replacing retiring board chair Michael Kendall, who served as chair since 2011. Kendall will remain on the board.

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Why was this teacher silent for the first three weeks of pre-calculus?

November 5, 2018 | National Alliance of Public Charter Schools
For the first three weeks of the year, Erin Woods did not say a word to her students during precalculus class, and they were furious. She was their tutor last year, and they knew she was great at Math, so why would she not help them?
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