Charter News

More girls, African-Americans enroll in AP computer science. Why that matters.

November 9, 2018 | Elena Weissmann
BOSTON
 
‘You are role-playing a turtle. You can only move forward and only turn left. Remember, be the turtle.” 
 
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Massachusetts Study Finds That New Charters Boost Spending at Nearby District Schools — and Change How They Spend It

November 9, 2018 | KEVIN MAHNKEN
New charter school openings can change the way traditional schools spend their money, according to a new study circulated by the National Bureau of Economic Research.
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Christa McAuliffe Charter School Credentialed by EL Education Network

November 9, 2018 | Susan Petroni
FRAMINGHAM – Christa McAuliffe Charter School has been named by the national school network EL Education (formerly Expeditionary Learning) as one of seven newly credentialed schools in the U.S.
 
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Fits and starts: Inside KIPP’s school-by-school discipline transformation

November 8, 2018 | FRANCISCO VARA-ORTA

It was the second meeting of a group meant to defuse conflicts at KIPP Camino, and there was plenty to defuse.

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Benjamin Franklin Classical Charter Public School to increase enrollment

November 7, 2018 | Scott Calzolaio

FRANKLIN – Next year’s enrollment at Benjamin Franklin Classical Charter Public School will be bigger than ever.

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Amanda Seider named board chair of KIPP Massachusetts

November 5, 2018 | SAMPAN

LYNN – KIPP is delighted to announce a new chairman of its board of directors. Current board member Amanda Seider has been appointed chairman of the board, replacing retiring board chair Michael Kendall, who served as chair since 2011. Kendall will remain on the board.

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Why was this teacher silent for the first three weeks of pre-calculus?

November 5, 2018 | National Alliance of Public Charter Schools
For the first three weeks of the year, Erin Woods did not say a word to her students during precalculus class, and they were furious. She was their tutor last year, and they knew she was great at Math, so why would she not help them?
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GROWING ON THE FARM: Cultivating trees for life

November 1, 2018 | Hingham Wicked Local

As the autumn leaves lose their chlorophyl and the days’ light wanes, there is a need to capture and celebrate the harvest, the plants and the essence of the life they give to us.

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GLCPS gets grant to close homework gap

November 1, 2018 | The Standard-Times

NEW BEDFORD — Global Learning Charter Public School (GLCPS) students with no internet access at home no longer have to search for Wi-Fi to complete their assignments at home.

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These Massachusetts schools scored the highest on Advanced Placement exams

November 1, 2018 | Michelle Williams

The results of the Advance Placement exams are in.

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