Charter News

Boston Proposes to Lease Three Vacant School Buildings to Charters

October 27, 2011

Boston school leaders are proposing to lease three vacant school buildings to charter public schools hungry for new buildings.

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Charter Compact Signed

October 10, 2011

Boston Mayor Thomas M.

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Seven New Charter Schools, Including First Replication Schools, Open in Boston

October 8, 2011

Seven new charter public schools opened their doors in Boston recently as a new era of expanded choice and opportunity got underway.

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Charter Public Schools Top State MCAS Rankings

October 7, 2011

Twenty Massachusetts charter public schools ranked Number 1 in the state on various 2011 MCAS measurements, including several urban charters whose students are predominantly minority and low-income.

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Charter Compact to be Signed September 20

October 1, 2011

Boston Mayor Thomas M.

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On Charter Time

September 28, 2011 | Scot Lehigh

THE STORYLINE from the latest MCAS results is disappointing: Overall, our schools are only making slow progress narrowing the gap between low-income and middle-class kids.

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Teachers: Get with the charter reality

September 17, 2011 | Lawrence Harmon

CHARTER SCHOOLS removed the crust of complacency from public education. Doors swung open to longer school days and more opportunity.

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Charters up, BTU stalls

September 17, 2011 | Boston Herald Editorial

With eight new charter schools scheduled to open in Boston over the next four years, charter school enrollment is expected to increase 55 percent, according to a report issued this we

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