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Momentum growing for ed funding bill

January 9, 2019 | MICHAEL JONAS
SIX MONTHS AFTER the clock ran out on negotiations to revamp the state’s education funding formula, a broad coalition of lawmakers, mayors, and school leaders unveiled legislation on Wednesday to finish that work in the new session now underway on Beacon Hill.
 
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KIPP Girls Basketball Bounces Back With Win Over Fellowship

January 7, 2019 | MIKE ALONGI

LYNN — Things are coming together for the KIPP Academy girls basketball team.

Behind a stellar defensive performance, the Panthers rolled to a 49-15 win over Fellowship Academy at home Monday night.

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On exhibit: visions of youth

January 7, 2019 | Brendan Lewis

LOWELL -- You can only have so many decapitated clay heads before you realize it's time to make a body.

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Thru the Lens - Suffolk and Foxborough Regional Charter School

January 4, 2019 | New England Real Estate Journal

Foxborough, MA Thirty-two second-grade students at the Foxborough Regional Charter School recently received early Christmas gifts – brand-new bicycles and helmets, courtesy of building contractor Suffolk, which were presented during a ceremony in the school gymnasium.

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How to help public school teachers love their profession again

December 31, 2018 | PAUL DIPERNA
The 2018 election was marked in many corners as the “Year of the Teacher.” Record numbers of educators ran for—and some were elected to—local, state and national office.
 
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Innovation's Felty shatters state shot-put records

December 30, 2018 | The Lowell Sun

ROBURY -- Innovation Academy senior Aidan Felty broke Massachusetts shot-put records once again on Friday.

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Using their noodles: Global Charter students’ ‘Pasta-bilities’ were endless at Spaghetti Bridge Challenge

December 28, 2018 | The Standard-Times
NEW BEDFORD — “Hold the red sauce and pass the glue. The competition for the Spaghetti Bridge Challenge at Global Learning Charter Public School (GLCPS) was stiff as an uncooked lasagna noodle.”
 
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This Has Been a Different Type of School Year

December 20, 2018 | Education Post

Engage. Enrich. Educate. That is what we, the educators at Phoenix Charter Academy in Chelsea, Massachusetts, set out to do while embarking on a different type of school year in September 2018—one with student voice, community and continuous learning at its core—and it’s been working.

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Springfield Prep Charter School students excel on MCAS after 1st stab at test

December 20, 2018 | Carolyn Robbins
SPRINGFIELD -- On a recent morning at Springfield Prep Charter School, kindergarten students were busy solving a "story problem" aimed at  teaching them subtraction.
 
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Curiosity Leads the Way During Charter School’s Project Period

December 20, 2018 | Holly Pretsky
On Tuesday, Martha’s Vineyard Public Charter School sixth grader Volkert Kleeman woke up long before dawn to look for worms in his family’s compost pile.
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