Charter News

Charter school moratorium lifted by the state

May 8, 2012 | James Vaznis

State education officials will lift a temporary moratorium on proposals to open charter schools in several cities across Mass

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Advocates seeking more Boston charter schools

April 24, 2012 | James Vaznis

MALDEN - Boston charter school operators and advocates are urging state education officials to lift a moratorium on new chart

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Education Committee advances bill to help charters use empty schools

April 10, 2012 | State House News Services
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March 15, 2012 | Governor Deval Patrick

BOSTON – Thursday, March 15, 2012 - The Patrick-Murray Administration today announced that Massachusetts has been awarded a $12 million federal Charter Schools Pro

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MCPSA Announces Formation of Nine Communities of Practice Groups

March 14, 2012

The MCPSA is pleased to announce the formation of nine new Communities of Practice (COP) groups.

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Five Massachusetts Charter Public Schools Receive National EPIC Award

March 12, 2012

The New Leaders’ Effective Practice Incentive Community (EPIC) program recently announced that five Massachusetts charter public schools have been honored with the organization’s prestigious EPIC award. 

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Massachusetts Charter Public Schools Prepare for Lotteries

February 28, 2012

Massachusetts Charter Public School lotteries are quickly approaching, with each charter planning its annual lottery in March.

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MCPSA Statement on Education Commissioner's Recommendations for New Commonwealth Charter Public Schools

February 16, 2012

The MCPSA issued the following statement after Commissioner Mitchell Chester made his recommendations for new charter public schools.

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MCPSA Beefs up Staff to Support Charter Expansion

January 12, 2012

As part of our statewide effort to expand the number and impact of charter public schools, the MCPSA has significantly strengthened it staff, hiring several experienced advocates to orga

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Boston-area Charter Public Schools to Hold Enrollment Showcase

January 10, 2012

Charter public schools in the Boston area will hold a free information and enrollment showcase on Saturday, February 4 from 9 AM to 12 PM at Boston University.

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