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Lowell charter school celebrates transformation

October 2, 2012 | Olesia Plokhii

LOWELL -- Teetering on the verge of closure two years ago, the Lowell Community Charter Public School has not only managed to save itself from

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Charter students outperform peers on MCAS

September 23, 2012 | Lisa Kocian

Most charter school students in suburban Boston performed better on 

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New Boston Charter Networks Post Impressive First-Year Gains

September 21, 2012

The state’s first charter network schools posted strong academic gains in just their first year of operation, according to state MCAS data.

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Parsing MCAS results

September 21, 2012

The Berkshire County MCAS results released Wednesday were the usual mixed bag, offering plenty to be encouraged about or worried abou

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North Central Charter in Fitchburg leaps to top level on MCAS Read more:

September 20, 2012 | Alana Melanson

FITCHBURG -- North Central Charter Essential School announced some exciting news along with MCAS results to its students on Wednesday: The school has jumped from Level 3 to Level 1 in the past year.

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Many schools in state lagging on MCAS

September 19, 2012 | Peter Schworm

WORCESTER — Nearly two-thirds of Massachusetts public schools are falling short of performance targets under the state’s new

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State council honors AMSA teacher

September 18, 2012

Marlborough – The Advanced Math and Science Academy (

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KIPP Celebrates Opening of New School with Ribbon Cutting

September 18, 2012 | Journal Staff

On Thursday, September 13 , KIPP Massachusetts celebrated the opening of its campus on 90 High Rock Street in Lynn.  The building is the new home for both KIPP Academy Lynn Middle School and KIPP Academy Lynn Collegia

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Lawrence Turnaround Efforts Underway

September 14, 2012

Charter public schools began their vital work in Lawrence this fall helping the state transform the failing district school system, which was placed in receivership earlier this year.

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