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Springfield charter school celebrates Black History Month

February 16, 2018 | Sy Becker

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Fifth graders created a simulated wax museum at Springfield’s Martin Luther King Jr. charter school of excellence.

Students portrayed the men and women who’ve played iconic roles in black history.

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Manno: Return of the Jedi — Progressive K-12 Reformers Strike Back in Defense of Charter Schools

February 13, 2018 | BRUNO MANNO

For over 25 years, center-left and center-right policymakers and advocates in Washington, D.C., and in many states and communities have worked together to create and grow charter schools that are improving the life outcomes of students, especially those from low-income and minority families.

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Framingham considers changing ‘derogatory’ street names

February 13, 2018 | Jim Haddadin

FRAMINGHAM — Wrestling with the region’s bloody past, city officials are seeking opinions from the public about whether Framingham should change two street names that could be deemed offensive to Native Americans.

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Alma del Mar scholars offer warm gesture

February 2, 2018

NEW BEDFORD — A group of seventh grade scholars at Alma del Mar Charter School will donate 15 fleece blankets to The Donovan House, a sober transitional housing program for women and their children in New Bedford.

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Cities of the future

February 1, 2018 | Alexandra Gomes

How do we make the world a better place? It’s an age-old question, one that’s been debated and fought over for thousands of years.

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Codman Academy students mail messages to White House

January 25, 2018 | Elana Aurise

Students from Codman Academy Charter School marched to the nearby Codman Square post office last Friday to mail hand-written postcards and letters to President Donald J. Trump about kindness and inclusion.

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Innovation Academy's Felty one of the top throwers in the nation

January 25, 2018 | Carmine Frongillo

TYNGSBORO -- The tale of the mathematical tape being compiled by Aiden Felty has added up to a meteoric rise as one of the top high school shot putters in the country.

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Grandfather shares story of his Holocaust escape with students

January 22, 2018 | Cynthia McCormick

EAST HARWICH — A fan of soccer and toy soldiers, 9-year-old Martin Owens was impressed by the sight of Nazi troops pouring into his native Vienna during the annexation of Austria in 1938.

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An (Ivy) League of her own; GLCPS senior wins full Princeton scholarship

January 19, 2018 | The Standard-Times

NEW BEDFORD — A Global Learning Charter Public School senior is going to Princeton University. On a full scholarship. And she didn’t even apply.

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