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What lies beneath? New Bedford, that is.

October 26, 2018 | The Standard-Times

NEW BEDFORD — What does the underside of a city look like?

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Boston Prep Students Showcase New Take on History on Hamilton Stage

October 25, 2018 | Hyde Park Bulletin

Two Boston Prep seniors performed an original rap – a duel between Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr, inspired by the Broadway hit Hamilton – on stage at the Boston Opera House while their classmates, thousands of students from around the state, and the Hamilton cast cheered them on.

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Western Massachusetts to benefit from Latino Advisory Commission's work, local members say

October 25, 2018 | Elizabeth Roman
Latino leaders representing Western Massachusetts said they are confident recommendations made by Gov. Charlie Baker's Latino Advisory Commission will enable funding for programs and services to help those living in Springfield, Holyoke and other communities in this part of the state.
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'Where Do We Go Now?' Taking Climate Change Beyond Science Class

October 25, 2018 | Samantha Fields

One of the first things students see, when they walk into Jane Paquet’s classroom at Martha’s Vineyard Public Charter School, is a list of questions on her green chalkboard. Questions like:
What is the difference between a need and a want?

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What’s Really Wrong with Closing Schools and How the “Opportunity Ticket” Fixes It

October 24, 2018 | Dirk Tillotson

Closing schools balance the district’s budget woes on the backs of the already most underserved parents.  The reality of closings is that it does nothing for those parents who have been dis-served and will be displaced.  Typically, they attend an equally low-performing school that is further away

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Gastronomy Unchained, from Crunchy Crickets to Munchy Mealworms

October 24, 2018 | Noah Asimow
Martha’s Vineyard Public Charter School chef and Wilderness Survival School instructor Matt Hayden hears crickets in his kitchen. That’s because the crunchy, six-legged critters are actually part of his meal.
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EdNext Podcast: How Did Massachusetts Charter Schools Become the Best in the Country?

October 24, 2018 | Education Next

Does Massachusetts really have the best charter schools in the country? If it does, why is the charter sector growing so slowly in the state?

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Boston Collegiate Charter School celebrates 20th anniversary at annual dinner

October 24, 2018 | SAMPAN
Boston, MA – Boston Collegiate Charter School (BCCS) recently marked its 20th anniversary at the school’s Annual Dinner with approximately 350 community members coming together to celebrate the work the school is doing to provide a college-bound program for Boston youth.
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Lessons from The Massachusetts Charter Sector (Guest: Dr. Cara Candal)

October 24, 2018 | Lennie Jarratt

Dr. Cara Candal explains how charter schools can close the achievement gap for low-income students.

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MASSLIVE.COM Here are the Massachusetts school districts that scored lowest on the SAT

October 23, 2018 | Michelle Williams
The Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education released school, district and state averages from the SAT exams taken during the 2017-2018 school year.  
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