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Raise the charter-school cap again

December 5, 2012 | Scot Lehigh, Boston Globe

The Boston Globe's Scot Lehigh writes in favor of raising the charter public school cap: "consider the fact that the average Boston charter school day is two hours longer than the traditional BPS day, without any additional stipend.

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As I See It column: A Saugus charter school at Weylu’s?

November 29, 2012 | Peter Manoogian

Saugus Town Meeting member, Peter Manoogian, writes a piece supporting the proposal to replicate the successful Pioneer Charter School of Science on the North Shore.  He urges parents and residents to join him in asking the state to approve the application.

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Saugus to hold public hearing on charter school proposal

November 26, 2012 | Matt Tempesta

SAUGUS — A new charter school may be coming to Saugus next year, and

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Edward Brooke Charter School to make new home in former Savior High School

November 25, 2012

Facing a growing student body, Edward Brooke Charter School in East Boston, which opened earlier this year, has been looking for a new location with more space.

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Former mayor leads effort to open charter school in Brockton

November 25, 2012 | Silvana Vivas

The former Mayor of Brockton, John Yunits, is leading a group that is proposing to open Brockton's first charter public school.

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AMSA Qualifies for High School Quiz Show, Season 4

November 19, 2012 | Sam Bonacci

Advanced Math and Science Academy Public Charter School has advanced to compete on season four of 

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Eight Public Hearings Scheduled on Eleven Charter School Final Applications

November 16, 2012

MALDEN - The Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (ESE) today announced that eight public hearings have been scheduled

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Charter school students honor veterans on Veterans Day

November 16, 2012 | Maureen Evans

Students from the Advanced Math and Science Academy Charter School took part in Marlborough’s Veteran’s Day ceremony last month marking their 3rd year of participation. New this year, the students gave a vocal performance, singing “God Bless America." The performance was planned by AMSA middle school English Teacher, Mark Vital, who is a veteran.

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