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The charter school movement regroups and looks ahead

April 3, 2018 | Scot Lehigh

IT’S A BITTERSWEET WAY to celebrate the 25th birthday of this state’s education reform law.

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Sturgis students unveil dolphin rescue carrier

April 3, 2018 | Bronwen Howells Walsh

Teamwork and invention were on display March 31 at Grays Beach in Yarmouth Port as past and present students of Sturgis Charter Public School demonstrated an innovative mobile carrier they’ve designed to rescue stranded dolphins.

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PVPA student music tour saved by community outpouring after funding crisis caused by former school head

March 28, 2018 | Dan Glaun

There may have been doubt, there may have been confusion and there may have been a five-figure funding shortfall.

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Hoping for a lucky number at Alma del Mar

March 15, 2018 | The Standard-Times

NEW BEDFORD — Jim Stevens, CEO and founder of GiftsToGive, joined dozens of New Bedford families and staff of Alma del Mar Charter School recently to help conduct the school’s annual enrollment lottery.

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March 5, 2018 | Tim Nicolette, Executive Director

BOSTON – March 1, 2018 – In the wake of yet another school shooting - this one with 17
victims at a high school in Parkland Florida - proposals have been circulated to provide teachers
and school staff with firearms to protect students. The charter public school community sends

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Opening day at Atlantis Charter School

February 27, 2018

Click the link below for pictures of the new Atlantis Charter School building!

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Local students rally, organize for gun control in wake of Florida shooting

February 25, 2018 | Christopher Gavin

For Amelia Marceau, gun control is personal.

In 2000, her Uncle Paul, 36, was killed the day after Christmas by Michael McDermott, who opened fire and killed seven of his co-workers at Edgewater Technology in Wakefield.

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Angry and scared, Mass. students join Florida survivors in gun control fight

February 21, 2018 | Travis Andersen and Alana Levene

Growing up in an age when mass shootings have become a tragically familiar part of American life, 18-year-old Riley Korhonen said the fear that her school will be next is never far.

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This Chef Is Teaching Kids About the Politics—and Delights—of Fresh Food

February 20, 2018 | GOWRI CHANDRA

At 39, Neftali Duran has held many titles in his life: chef, restaurateur, food justice advocate, activist, educator.

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Return on Investment: Study Shows Big-City Charters Use Education Dollars More Effectively — and Provide Better Future Earnings for Students — Than District Schools

February 20, 2018 | KEVIN MAHNKEN

Charter schools educate their students more efficiently than traditional public schools, according to a new analysis of financial and testing data in eight major cities.

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