Charter News

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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Charter school proposals would add nearly 5,400 seats

August 11, 2017 | Stephanie Murray / State House News Service

BOSTON — Four groups are looking to open new charter schools in Massachusetts and four existing charter schools are hoping to boost their enrollment.

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Open Schools, Closed Minds: The Progressive Bias Against Charter Schools

May 16, 2017 | Rich Barlow, WBUR's Cognoscenti

Opposition to charter schools is to the left what climate change denial is to the right, a fortress of unreason that shields ideology from contrary evidence.

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Collegiate Charter enrollment lottery drew anxious crowd

March 27, 2017 | Alana Melanson

LOWELL -- Julie Avelino and Yohanna Santos could barely contain their excitement March 11 upon learning that their children were accepted into Collegiate Charter School of Lowell.

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