Charter News

Island businesses, charter school celebrate start of solar era

December 24, 2012 | Remy Tumin

2,500 new photovoltaic panels are powering all of the electricity used at the Martha's Vineyard Public Charter School making it the first public school in the state to rely completely on green energy as a source for power. Work began last November with help from the charter school’s students.

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Boston schools win Gates Foundation grant

December 5, 2012 | James Vaznis

Boston will receive a $3.25 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to foster collaboration among the city

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Eight Public Hearings Scheduled on Eleven Charter School Final Applications

November 16, 2012

MALDEN - The Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (ESE) today announced that eight public hearings have been scheduled

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Public hearings underway on eleven charter school applications

November 16, 2012

The Department of Elementary and Secondary Education began hearings on new charter applications. The hearings provide an opportunity for the community to comment on the eleven charter school applications that have reached the final round.

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Public hearings underway on eleven charter school applications

November 16, 2012

The Department of Elementary and Secondary Education began hearings on new charter applications. The hearings provide an opportunity for the community to comment on the eleven charter school applications that have reached the final round.

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Charters Leaders Gather at STEM Summit

November 2, 2012

The state's 9th annual STEM Summit took place last month in Foxborough welcoming over 1,000 representatives from the education, business, non-profit and government sectors.

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Familiar Face to Become New Associate Commissioner for Charter Schools & School Redesign

November 2, 2012

The state Department of Elementary and Secondary Education recently announced that Cliff Chuang will be returning from a two-year hiatus in New York State to become the Associate Commissioner for Charter Schools an

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