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Charter Leaders Work with BPS to Propose New School Targeting English-Language Learners

October 27, 2011
The Boston School Committee is expected to approve a new district “innovation” school this month that is the result of a collaborative effort among Boston charter leaders and a long-t
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State invites seven charter applicants to submit final proposals

October 27, 2011

The state has invited seven groups to submit final applications for new charter public schools.

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Boston Proposes to Lease Three Vacant School Buildings to Charters

October 27, 2011

Boston school leaders are proposing to lease three vacant school buildings to charter public schools hungry for new buildings.

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Charter Compact Signed

October 10, 2011

Boston Mayor Thomas M.

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Seven New Charter Schools, Including First Replication Schools, Open in Boston

October 8, 2011

Seven new charter public schools opened their doors in Boston recently as a new era of expanded choice and opportunity got underway.

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Charter Public Schools Top State MCAS Rankings

October 7, 2011

Twenty Massachusetts charter public schools ranked Number 1 in the state on various 2011 MCAS measurements, including several urban charters whose students are predominantly minority and low-income.

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Excel Academy Charter School buys St. Mary's school building

October 6, 2011 | Jeremy Fox

The Excel Academy Charter School announced this week its purchase of a shuttered East Boston school building from the Catholic Archdiocese of Boston.

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Charter Compact to be Signed September 20

October 1, 2011

Boston Mayor Thomas M.

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On Charter Time

September 28, 2011 | Scot Lehigh

THE STORYLINE from the latest MCAS results is disappointing: Overall, our schools are only making slow progress narrowing the gap between low-income and middle-class kids.

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