Charter News

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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