Charter News

Charter Public Schools to Play Central Role in Turn Around of Lawrence Schools

May 30, 2012

As Massachusetts education officials develop a plan to overhaul Lawrence schools, charter public schools will play a pivotal role in restoring the ailing system.

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Charters Officially Awarded to 4 New Schools; 7 Renewals

May 24, 2012

State education officials recently presented the founders of four new schools and the leaders of seven existing schools with their charters at a ceremony held at Christa McAuliffe Regional Charter Public

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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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