Charter News

After a schooling in ‘King Lear,’ Codman Academy students can take a bow

August 1, 2019 | Marella Gayla
An early rehearsal for Codman Academy’s production of “King Lear” started with warm-up exercises that many theater kids would recognize.
 
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TEACHER VOICE: I started seeing a difficult student as a person, not as a ‘challenge,’ and it changed my outlook on education

June 26, 2019 | Jill Bernstein

It was a potential disaster for any new teacher: A student in my eighth-grade math class was telling me that I didn’t know the rules and proclaiming that he would never speak to me again. Basically, he was testing whether I had the confidence to handle a difficult situation.

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‘Un-schooled’

June 22, 2019 | Richie Davis

Kenneth Danford has been challenging the common wisdom that adolescents need to stay in school for their own well-being for nearly 25 years.

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An Excel-Lent Journey Chelsea’s Vanesa Perea Will Attend Harvard University

June 21, 2019 | Cary Shuman
Vanesa Perea, who enrolled at Excel Academy East Boston in the fifth grade and graduated from Excel Academy High School in June, will begin her studies at Harvard University as a member of the incoming Class of 2023.
 
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Students from across the country expected to attend medical conference

June 21, 2019 | Alana Melanson
LOWELL —Hundreds of high school students and aspiring doctors from across the country will descend on the city this weekend for the Congress of Future Medical Leaders.
 
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Salem Academy baseball, softball teams claim titles

June 17, 2019 | Jean DePlacido
The Salem Academy Navigators baseball and softball programs have become the teams to beat in the Massachusetts Charter School Athletic Organization.
 
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Seniors Graduate in Style From Pioneer Charter School of Science

June 14, 2019 | Independent Staff
PCSS I in Everett and PCSS II in Saugus celebrated the schools’ graduating classes last Thursday evening, June 6, in a combined ceremony at Faneuil Hall.
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Local troops bring Pinewood Derby to Lowell charter school

June 14, 2019 | Lowell Sun
LOWELL» Cub Scout Pack 206 raced their Pinewood Derby recently with the support of other Scouting units in the city.
 
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Curiosity and cooperation showcased

June 14, 2019 | Amanda H. Cronin

The hallways of Martha’s Vineyard Public Charter School were a colorful ruckus on Thursday as young students, parents, and faculty hopped from classroom to classroom to learn about each student’s project period subject.

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Salem Academy graduates its largest class yet

June 14, 2019 | Dustin Luca
SALEM — They came in on a lottery, but they left Friday as family.
 
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