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More affirmation for charter schools

March 3, 2013 | Lowell Sun Editorial Staff

A Stanford University study released this week provides great impetus to the state's charter-school movement and encouragement to parents who seek options for their children.

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CREDO Cred: Study shows charter school edge in Massachusetts

March 3, 2013 | Worcester Telegram Editorial Staff

A study released Thursday by the Center for Research on Education Outcomes at Stanford University shows that students enrolled in public charter schools in Massachusetts are gaining more learning in an academic year than their counterparts at traditional public schools.

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Study Finds Massachusetts Charters Outperform Regular Schools,

February 28, 2013 | Katie Ash

Education Week

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New Stanford University Study Shows Boston Charters Lead the Nation in Closing the Achievement Gap

February 28, 2013 | Dom Slowey

CONTACT: Dominic Slowey

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Charter schools see big surge in Mass.

February 27, 2013 | Peter Schworm

State education officials this week approved five new charter schools and expansion of 11 existing schools, extending an enrollment surge since the state passed a landmark education ­reform bill in 2010.

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3,000 New Charter Seats Approved by Board of Elementary and Secondary Education

February 26, 2013 | Dom Slowey

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An easy vote for the Board of Education

February 25, 2013 | Jim Stergios

Tomorrow’s Board of Education meeting expects a crowd. Applicants for five new charter schools and 11 expansions will be on hand, as will detractors.

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State education commissioner recommends 5 new charter schools, endorses expansion of 11 existing ones

February 15, 2013 | James Vaznis

The Massachusetts commissioner of elementary and secondary education announced today that he is recommending approval of five new charter school proposals and the expansion of 11 existing charter schools.

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Choice is key to Lowell's educational renewal

February 12, 2013 | John Schneider

Paul George's recent op-ed about the Lowell Collegiate Charter School ("Charter school should mirror the city's diversity") is filled with the usual monotonous complaints about choice and competition in public education.

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Charter school rebuts claim that special ed students get short shrift

February 7, 2013 | Rene Dickhaut, Middle school principal and Jenne Grant, High school principal


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