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Hyde Park charter school honors black leaders

February 21, 2012 | Jeremy Fox

A Hyde Park charter school celebrated Black History Month by honoring a group of history-makers from the local black community.

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Excel Academy announces leadership for new Orient Heights school

February 17, 2012 | Jeremy Fox

The Excel Academy Charter School has announced the leadership for a new middle school to open in Orient Heights in time for fall 2012.

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MCPSA Statement on Education Commissioner's Recommendations for New Commonwealth Charter Public Schools

February 16, 2012

The MCPSA issued the following statement after Commissioner Mitchell Chester made his recommendations for new charter public schools.

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Lowell charter school wants grade 7 back

February 8, 2012 | Jennifer Myers

LOWELL -- One hundred years ago, immigrant children labored inside the walls of the old brick mill on Jackson Street, making shoes.

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Boston Collegiate Charter School invites local business leaders to read to students

January 24, 2012 | Patrick Rosso

Sixth-graders at the Boston Collegiate Charter School in Dorchester received a special visit from local executives Tuesday.

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Governor Patrick Visits Match Community Day Charter School

January 13, 2012

Governor Deval Patrick recently visited students and teachers at the newly opened MATCH Community Day School (MCD) in Jamaica Plain to congratulate the school for its work in helping all students achieve

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MCPSA Beefs up Staff to Support Charter Expansion

January 12, 2012

As part of our statewide effort to expand the number and impact of charter public schools, the MCPSA has significantly strengthened it staff, hiring several experienced advocates to orga

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Martha's Vineyard high school and Charter School not on same team

January 11, 2012 | Janet Hefler

Martha's Vineyard Public Charter School (MVPCS) director Bob Moore has begun a campaign urging a public debate aimed at reversing principal Steve Nixon's denial of a re

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Boston-area Charter Public Schools to Hold Enrollment Showcase

January 10, 2012

Charter public schools in the Boston area will hold a free information and enrollment showcase on Saturday, February 4 from 9 AM to 12 PM at Boston University.

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Judge dismisses parents' suit vs. charter school, state

January 10, 2012 | Stephen Fletcher

The lawsuit filed by 15 Gloucester school parents and alleging that the Commissioner of Education and the st

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