Press Releases

MCPSA STATEMENT ON APPROVAL/RENEWAL OF CHARTER PUBLIC SCHOOLS

February 27, 2018

BOSTON, MA - FEBRUARY 27, 2018 - We are pleased the Board chose to award a new charter to Phoenix Charter Academy in Lawrence and approve additional seats for Veritas Prep in Springfield. We also congratulate the four schools that received renewals.

 

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NEW REPORT CONCLUDES PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOLS DO NOT HARM LOCAL DISTRICT BUDGETS Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation Report Negates Key Argument Against Lifting the Cap on Public Charter Schools

September 28, 2016

Statement by Marc Kenen, Executive Director, Massachusetts Charter Public School

Association, on the MTF report.

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100% of Urban Public Charter Schools Receive State’s Highest Academic Ranking; 96% of Suburban and Rural Public Charter Schools Ranked Among the Best

September 27, 2016

100% of Urban Public Charter Schools Receive State’s Highest Academic Ranking;

96% of Suburban and Rural Public Charter Schools Ranked Among the Best

 

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MANHATTAN INSTITUTE STUDY SHOWS PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOLS DO NOT HARM DISTRICTS FINANCIALLY

September 21, 2016

The Manhattan Institute study should put to rest any notion that public charter schools have a negative impact on local school budgets or traditional public school performance.

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American Institute for Research Credits Charter School Management for Turnaround Success in Lawrence Public Schools

July 21, 2016

American Institute for Research Credits Charter School Management for Turnaround Success in Lawrence Public Schools 
Charter practices in a district context cited as “innovation in school turnaround”

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