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Charters up, BTU stalls

September 17, 2011 | Boston Herald Editorial

With eight new charter schools scheduled to open in Boston over the next four years, charter school enrollment is expected to increase 55 percent, according to a report issued this we

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New charter school in JP is first in Mass. to focus on students from non-English speaking families

September 10, 2011 | Matt Rocheleau

A new charter public school has opened its doors in Boston with a unique focus - immigrant families.

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A new routine

September 6, 2011 | Charis Anderson

NEW BEDFORD — At 7:20 a.m. on Thursday morning, the front hall of the Alma del Mar charter school hummed with barely-suppressed anticipation.

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For Sturgis, a second foundation for education

September 1, 2011 | Ellen Chahey

Another school opens in September; second campus in 2013

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In 1st, private firm opens Boston charter school

August 29, 2011 | James Vaznis

The tweets from the 31-year-old Harvard Business School graduate flowed freely this summer as he chronicled his company’s historic launch of a public school in Boston:

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At 2 new charter schools, a chance for a fresh start

August 28, 2011 | John Laidler

Going back to school will provide new opportunities for students attending charter schools being launched in Chelsea and Salem.

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Yes on 2 Endorsements

Over the last few weeks, multiple news outlets, legislators, and community leaders have voiced their support for Yes on Question 2, the ballot question that would allow more public charter schools in low-performing school districts.

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The Boston Globe Endorses YES ON 2

WHEN EXPERIMENTS SUCCEED, it makes sense to replicate them. Voters have the chance to continue a successful strategy in public education by approving Question 2, which would allow the state to continue expanding public charter schools in the communities that need them most, including Boston.

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