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A School's Way To Fight Phones In Class: Lock 'Em Up

January 11, 2018 | TOVIA SMITH

Any teacher will tell you, class has never been the same since kids started coming to school with cellphones. Ancient Roman history will pretty much never win the day when competing with Snapchat and Instagram.

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Franklin: Charter school to construct new building

January 11, 2018 | By Scott Calzolaio

FRANKLIN – Though not quite ready to break ground, Benjamin Franklin Classical Charter Public School will be leaving its Main Street location for a more spacious area at 100 Financial Park, previously the address of Putnam Investments.

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KIPP Students Help Design Therapeutic Toys for Kids with Cerebral Palsy


LYNN — Eighth graders at KIPP Academy spent the past month embracing the world of engineering design and STEM research so they could lend helping hands.

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Diversity lessons: A well-integrated Massachusetts public school is a rare commodity. We’re making a virtue of that for our students and families.

January 9, 2018 | Shannah Varón

IN A CITY with a difficult history of race relations, one of the most important strengths schools can give our students is the ability to communicate across racial lines.

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Roslindale student attends Massachusetts Conference for Women

January 8, 2018

Kiera Fair, of Roslindale, recently received the opportunity to attend the Massachusetts Conference for Women in Boston.

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Fall River kids rack their brains at robotics competition

January 6, 2018 | Brian Fraga

FALL RIVER — Wielding a device that resembled a video game controller, 14-year-old Angelo Nielsen carefully maneuvered his robot into position to pick up a plastic cone.

Mission accomplished.

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Boston Collegiate Charter School celebrates fourth annual Festival of Cultures

January 3, 2018

Boston Collegiate Charter School (BCCS) held its fourth annual Festival of Cultures, an event that invites students, families, staff and faculty to celebrate and embrace the diversity represented in the BCCS community.

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Sydney Chaffee: The charter school teacher who got the nation’s attention

December 13, 2017 | Nick Pandolfo, The Boston Globe

With state and now national honors under her belt, she’s teaching other schools what she knows about how students can change the world.

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Fulfilling Charter Schools' Original Intent

November 29, 2017 | Francis Pina

High School Project with Aji Peppers Show Increased Growth with Rock Dust and Compost

November 9, 2017 | Junning Zhu and Wentao Cao

In our previous article “Students Gain Han

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