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Bristol County Savings Bank awards grants to Argosy school, New Bedford Star Kids

August 8, 2018 | The Herald News

TAUNTON — Bristol County Savings Bank, through its Bristol County Savings Charitable Foundation, presented $122,200 in grants to 19 nonprofits in the Fall River/New Bedford area at a ceremony held recently at the Holiday Inn in Taunton.

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Teacher’s Perspective: How My School’s Chinese Immersion Program Is Paving a Pathway to Global Citizenship for Inner-City Students

August 8, 2018 | Yingling Hsu

Their educations often hamstrung by their zip codes, generations of urban kids in places like the Boston neighborhood where I teach graduate from public high schools having passed conventional subjects like math and English, but lacking an awareness and appreciation of other languages and societi

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Local high school students experiencing college life at WNEU

August 6, 2018 | Sy Becker

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) - High school students are getting a chance to experience college life this week at Western New England University.

More than a dozen students from various Western Massachusetts high schools are taking part in the University's mission ignition.

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West Springfield Mayor should allow new Hampden Charter School of Science to bring educational opportunity to area children (Guest viewpoint)

August 6, 2018 | Tricia Canavan and Nancy Urbschat

A decade ago, a group of Turkish educators, joined by a diverse group of community leaders, and parents, created The Hampden Charter School of Science, a new public school to serve 500 children in grades 6-12 from Chicopee, Springfield, Ludlow and West Springfield.

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Guest View: Results for Children are the Real Bottom Line

August 4, 2018 | Will Garner and Jan Baptist

Seven years ago, we made a promise to families in New Bedford that we’d create a school that would put their children on the path to college. We’ve created that school, and the success of our young scholars after just a short time is remarkable.

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Social media can adversely affect teens

August 2, 2018 | NICKEYLA SAMUEL

For my English class at Innovation Academy Charter School I did a project on social media and its effects on self-esteem. I chose this topic because social media is a big part of a teen's everyday life and it can lead to depression and loss of self esteem.

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Alma Del Mar has plans to expand; mayor says he’ll oppose the move

August 1, 2018 | Aimee Chiavaroli

NEW BEDFORD — Alma del Mar applied Wednesday to the state for 1,188 more charter school seats and, if approved, is planning to add two schools in the city.

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Youngsters shown a slice of life as a scientist

August 1, 2018 | Marek Mazurek

Materials: one charter school, one biotech company with a few simple science experiments, and about 20 youngsters in grades three through six.

Directions: Set up three experiments that give the students the chance to see science up close and ask questions.

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Local organization welcomes back Springfield students in special way

July 30, 2018 | Ciara Speller

SPRINGFIELD, MASS. (WWLP) - It was smiles from ear to ear for students at the Martin Luther King Jr Charter school of Excellence in Springfield,  as they were sent off to class with words of encouragement Thursday morning. 

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How My Son’s School Helped Him Get a Full Scholarship to College

July 20, 2018 | Diana Negron

I met my husband in Puerto Rico in 1980. We married young and we moved to Boston to live with his family. After a number of years trying to conceive, life blessed us with Luis, and later with his sister, Gianna.

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