Charter News

Guest columnist Richard Alcorn: Support integrated K-12 public education in Massachusetts

November 15, 2018 | RICHARD ALCORN

The Northeast United States has the most segregated public schools in the nation, according to a recent analysis in The New York Times.

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Whether dancing or coding, student makes his move

November 15, 2018 | Rosie Nguyen

Having learned the moves in Clark University’s Hip Hop Collabo dance group, Jesús Robles Garcia ’19 has found success on another stage: software engineering.

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Charter School Lesson Plans

November 13, 2018 | Commonwealth Magazine

It feels like an odd time to be celebrating charter school success in Massachusetts, but that’s just what Cara Candal does in a new book that not only touts the schools, but telegraphs a bold claim about them in its title.

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Kelly Garcia Named to El Mundo’s 30 Under 30

November 10, 2018 | Latino 30 Under 30

Born in a household of five children and two loving parents, Kelly learned the true definition of hard work by witnessing her parents work day in and day out as a daycare provider and mechanic.

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More girls, African-Americans enroll in AP computer science. Why that matters.

November 9, 2018 | Elena Weissmann
‘You are role-playing a turtle. You can only move forward and only turn left. Remember, be the turtle.” 
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Massachusetts Study Finds That New Charters Boost Spending at Nearby District Schools — and Change How They Spend It

November 9, 2018 | KEVIN MAHNKEN
New charter school openings can change the way traditional schools spend their money, according to a new study circulated by the National Bureau of Economic Research.
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Christa McAuliffe Charter School Credentialed by EL Education Network

November 9, 2018 | Susan Petroni
FRAMINGHAM – Christa McAuliffe Charter School has been named by the national school network EL Education (formerly Expeditionary Learning) as one of seven newly credentialed schools in the U.S.
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Fits and starts: Inside KIPP’s school-by-school discipline transformation

November 8, 2018 | FRANCISCO VARA-ORTA

It was the second meeting of a group meant to defuse conflicts at KIPP Camino, and there was plenty to defuse.

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Benjamin Franklin Classical Charter Public School to increase enrollment

November 7, 2018 | Scott Calzolaio

FRANKLIN – Next year’s enrollment at Benjamin Franklin Classical Charter Public School will be bigger than ever.

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Amanda Seider named board chair of KIPP Massachusetts

November 5, 2018 | SAMPAN

LYNN – KIPP is delighted to announce a new chairman of its board of directors. Current board member Amanda Seider has been appointed chairman of the board, replacing retiring board chair Michael Kendall, who served as chair since 2011. Kendall will remain on the board.

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