Charter News

Colliers International Secures $5 Million Dorchester Site for Charter School Expansion

April 12, 2019 | Boston Real Estate Times

Boston – Colliers International recently announced that it represented both buyer and seller in a $5 million Dorchester transaction that will allow the Conservatory Lab Charter School to build a second campus of 45,000 square feet at 395 Columbia Road.

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Alma del Mar announces ‘Almazing’ fund grantees

April 11, 2019 | The Standard-Times

Two educators to travel the world to fuel passion for learning

NEW BEDFORD — Two teachers at Alma del Mar Charter School have been awarded grant funds for their proposed trips to further their learning around the content they teach.

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Storytelling in action at Chinese charter school

April 11, 2019 | Greta Jochem
HADLEY —  “Once upon a time in China,” a first-grade Pioneer Valley Chinese Immersion Charter School student told a gym full of parents and elementary school students one afternoon last week.
 
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Argosy Collegiate students honored for earning college credits

April 9, 2019 | Herald News Staff
FALL RIVER - Seventy-five Argosy Collegiate Charter High School students are well on their way to completing a college degree.
 
That’s right, a college degree.
 
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When It Comes to Predicting Which College Students Will Actually Go On to Attain a Bachelor’s Degree, High School GPA Is King

April 8, 2019 | Richard Whitmire

In the charter school universe, Newark’s North Star Academy is fabled. It was one of the first high-performing charter schools, launched in 1997 with 72 students, succeeding with students growing up in a city that most Americans believe died long ago.

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Opinion: What Lawrence Public Schools can teach Boston about education

April 2, 2019 | Martha M. Walz and Juana B. Matias

As former state legislators, we know agreement on education policy is difficult to achieve. Notwithstanding that reality, there appears to be widespread acknowledgment that the state is falling short of its obligation to ensure that every student receives a quality education.

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GUEST VIEW: Alma del Mar’s mission is to serve New Bedford

March 27, 2019 | David M. Prentiss and David Cabral
As former trustees and longtime supporters of Alma del Mar, we would like to commend State Education Commissioner Jeffery Riley, Mayor Jon Mitchell and Superintendent Thomas Anderson for their forward-thinking leadership and collaborative spirit in working with Alma del Mar to reach a groundbre
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New Numbers Show Low-Income Students at Most of America’s Largest Charter School Networks Graduating College at Two to Four Times the National Average

March 26, 2019 | The 74

A fresh look at the college success records at the major charter networks serving low-income students shows alumni earning bachelor’s degrees at rates up to four times as high as the 11 percent rate expected for that student population.

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New Numbers Show Low-Income Students at Most of America’s Largest Charter School Networks Graduating College at Two to Four Times the National Average

March 26, 2019 | The 74
A fresh look at the college success records at the major charter networks serving low-income students shows alumni earning bachelor’s degrees at rates up to four times as high as the 11 percent rate expected for that student population.
 
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Teen Poet Hannah Parker Built Her School’s First Black Student Union

March 25, 2019 | Nick Babbin
The AC was on but the gym was still hot during KIPP Academy Lynn Collegiate (KALC) High School’s Senior Signing Day. Once the final member of the class of 2018 proudly stepped off the stage, the floor was Hannah Parker’s. Hannah, a junior at the time, was calm.
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