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US News & World Report Best Massachusetts High Schools

April 28, 2017

Among the many Massachusetts schools in the 2017 rankings of U.S. News Best High Schools, 22 were awarded gold medals, 54 earned silver medals and 24 received bronze medals. Some of Massachusetts' Best High Schools are located in the Boston area, in the Boston Public Schools.

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Charter school deputy to lead Scituate district

April 26, 2017 | Johanna Seltz

The Scituate School Committee has appointed Ron Griffin, currently deputy director of the Foxborough Regional Charter School, as the district’s new superintendent starting July 1.

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Boston Charter School Teacher Chosen As National Teacher Of The Year

April 20, 2017 | Collin Binkley

A Massachusetts high school teacher who was chosen National Teacher of the Year on Thursday is believed to be the first from a charter school to win the award.

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Changing Your Math 'Mindset' Can Boost Your Math Performance

April 11, 2017 | Tonya Mosley

There’s a scene in the 1988 movie "Stand and Deliver," where high school math teacher Jaime Escalante (played by Edward James Olmos) argues with the head of the school’s math program about the students' ability to do math.

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New $35 million Atlantis Charter School celebrates construction milestone

April 11, 2017 | Jo C. Goode

FALL RIVER — After 20 years in the making, Atlantis Charter School students, administrators, staff, family and assorted local leaders witnessed a major milestone on Monday in the construction of their new $35 million facility as the last beam was placed high atop the structure that will educate s

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Collegiate Charter enrollment lottery drew anxious crowd

March 27, 2017 | Alana Melanson

LOWELL -- Julie Avelino and Yohanna Santos could barely contain their excitement March 11 upon learning that their children were accepted into Collegiate Charter School of Lowell.

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Enough with divisiveness — charters are public schools too

March 22, 2017 | Ann Connolly Tolkoff - Brookline

BARBARA MADELONI, with Trumpian simplicity, showers disdain on Massachusetts charter schools, their staffs, and their families when she couples our local charter movement with US Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and her ilk.

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Applications Double for Boston Charter Schools Under New Enrollment System

March 8, 2017 | Sarah Tully

Boston charter schools this year received more than double the number of applications than last year under a new online enrollment system that allows parents to apply to multiple schools at once.

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For Boston charters, a record spike in applicants

March 6, 2017 | James Vaznis

Applications for Boston charter schools for the upcoming school year have more than doubled, shattering previous records, following the launch of a new online enrollment system allowing families to apply to multiple schools at once.

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February 28, 2017 | MCPSA


Contact: Dominic Slowey  

Massachusetts Charter Public School Assoc.



Expansions of several others also approved

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