Charter News

CHARTER SCHOOLS MEET THE NEEDS OF SPECIAL EDUCATION STUDENTS

August 20, 2018 | Jamison White

As I wandered through the bustling halls of the Austin Convention Center listening to teachers collaborate with administers, authorizers, and state leaders, I noticed one conversation occurring with shocking regularity.

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Tracking shearwater to far-off Tristan de Cunha

August 18, 2018 | Rich Eldred

Most people believe Monomoy Middle School is on Crowell Road in Chatham, but soon “Monomoy” will be on one of the most remote islands in the world – Tristan de Cunha, 1,500 miles from the nearest inhabited land.

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Back to School Guide: Atlantis Charter School

August 17, 2018 | Linda Murphy

SCHOOL DISTRICT: Atlantis Charter School

START DATES: Monday, Aug. 27, for grades 1-12; Tuesday, Aug. 28, for kindergarten

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Chinese Immersion school seeks to expand into Chicopee, other towns

August 16, 2018 | G. Michael Dobbs

BOSTON – The Pioneer Valley Chinese Immersion Charter School has filed an application with the The Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESI) to expand into a number of communities, including Chicopee.

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At Codman Square Health Center, it’s a “win-win” with summer internships

August 16, 2018 | Roy Lincoln Karp

Codman Academy Charter Public School has always felt like a place where good things are happening. That was my impression when I first walked through its front doors 15 years ago and was warmly greeted by two young students.

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Maplewood group positive after hearing Atlantis school transportation plan

August 16, 2018 | Michael Holtzman

FALL RIVER — Atlantis Charter School administrators said they will soon mail letters to their parents on transportation changes after a receptive meeting with members of the Maplewood Neighborhood Association.

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Alma del Mar teachers meet families at home

August 16, 2018 | Aimee Chiavaroli

NEW BEDFORD — Alma del Mar teachers visited homes of their students Thursday before school starts Monday.

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When Higher Functioning Follows Form: Special-Needs Students Flourish in Sensory-Designed Schools

August 15, 2018 | Beth Hawkins

Like other superintendents throughout the country, Connie Hayes has spent recent years puzzling over two related trends: Students in her district’s schools require special education services at younger and younger ages, and their needs are increasingly complex.

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Boston students catch code: Vertex teams with BPS for learning camp

August 11, 2018 | Kathleen McKiernan

In an effort to make engineering and math more fun for middle school kids and engage more young girls to pursue the STEM fields, Vertex Pharmaceuticals has partnered with Boston Public Schools and i2 Learning in a two-week coding camp this summer.

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Bristol County Savings Bank awards grants to Argosy school, New Bedford Star Kids

August 8, 2018 | The Herald News

TAUNTON — Bristol County Savings Bank, through its Bristol County Savings Charitable Foundation, presented $122,200 in grants to 19 nonprofits in the Fall River/New Bedford area at a ceremony held recently at the Holiday Inn in Taunton.

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