Charter News

Hoping for a lucky number at Alma del Mar

March 15, 2018 | The Standard-Times

NEW BEDFORD — Jim Stevens, CEO and founder of GiftsToGive, joined dozens of New Bedford families and staff of Alma del Mar Charter School recently to help conduct the school’s annual enrollment lottery.

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Sydney Chaffee: The charter school teacher who got the nation’s attention

December 13, 2017 | Nick Pandolfo, The Boston Globe

With state and now national honors under her belt, she’s teaching other schools what she knows about how students can change the world.

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Senate Sojourn: Dartmouth students visit Kennedy Institute

November 2, 2017 | The Standard-Times

BOSTON — The Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate welcomed more than 40 students from Dartmouth High School in Dartmouth and Edward Brooke Charter School in Dorchester recently for a 2½-hour immersive, educational program on the workings of the Senate.

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Veritas Preparatory Charter School in Springfield among the state's best middle school MCAS scores

October 26, 2017 | Elizabeth Roman, Springfield Republican

While schools across the city struggled with the new version of the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS), a Springfield charter school is celebrating its students' success on the test.

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Mayor Walsh, Congressman Lynch at Boston Collegiate Charter School’s 10th Annual Gala/JFK Library

October 24, 2017 | Sampan Newspaper

Mayor Walsh, Congressman Lynch, and other supporters of the school attended 10th annual Boston Collegiate Charter School dinner on Oct. 23.

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New England Patriots and UnitedHealthcare Build a Playground for Bridge Boston Charter School

September 27, 2017 | BusinessWire

Today more than 200 Bostonians and UnitedHealthcare employees joined the New England Patriots and KaBOOM! to build a new playground at the Bridge Boston Charter School.

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Foxboro Holocaust Stamps Project soon clears 11 million stamps goal

September 22, 2017 | Larry Kessler For The Sun Chronicle

The Holocaust Stamps Project at the Foxboro Regional Charter School was the brainchild of then-teacher Charlotte Sheer in 2009 with the goal of collecting 11 million stamps in memory of all Holocaust victims, not just the 6 million Jews who perished.

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Neighborhood House Charter School launches high school in Lower Mills

September 15, 2017 | Bill Forry, Dorchester Reporter

Students report for classes in old St. Greg’s High building

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Conservatory Lab plans new school building on Columbia Road

September 14, 2017 | Daniel Sheehan, Dorchester Reporter

The Conservatory Lab Charter School has purchased land on Columbia Road near Uphams Corner with plans to build a new school building on the property. The school filed its initial plans with the Boston Planning and Redevelopment Authority on Aug. 31.

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New charter schools proposed for Haverhill, Lawrence, Lynn

August 15, 2017 | Linda Greenstein, The Boston Globe

Three new charter schools, with room for 1,160 students, have been proposed for Haverhill, Lawrence, and Lynn, while the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education also is considering the KIPP charter school’s request to add 1,014 students in Lynn.

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