Charter News

FRCS students enjoy travels in China!

November 27, 2018 | Foxborough Regional Charter School:

Right now, a group of six Foxborough Regional Charter School High School students and two Middle School teachers are having the experience of a lifetime! They are in the midst of a 12 day trip to China!

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State board seeking public comments on Chinese Immersion Charter School's expansion request

November 23, 2018 | Diane Lederman
HADLEY -- The state Department of Elementary and Secondary Education is taking public comments on the Pioneer Valley Chinese Immersion Charter School's third expansion request. 
The comment period is open until Dec. 3. 
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Springfield Students Begin Ready Set Read Program

November 20, 2018 | Dominique Corveddu

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) - The Martin Luther King Jr. Charter School of Excellence in Springfield kicked off its Ready Set Read program Tuesday evening.

The initiative encourages students to take part in a challenge to read for 20 minutes each day.

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Guest columnist Richard Alcorn: Support integrated K-12 public education in Massachusetts

November 15, 2018 | RICHARD ALCORN

The Northeast United States has the most segregated public schools in the nation, according to a recent analysis in The New York Times.

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Whether dancing or coding, student makes his move

November 15, 2018 | Rosie Nguyen

Having learned the moves in Clark University’s Hip Hop Collabo dance group, Jesús Robles Garcia ’19 has found success on another stage: software engineering.

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Charter School Lesson Plans

November 13, 2018 | Commonwealth Magazine

It feels like an odd time to be celebrating charter school success in Massachusetts, but that’s just what Cara Candal does in a new book that not only touts the schools, but telegraphs a bold claim about them in its title.

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Kelly Garcia Named to El Mundo’s 30 Under 30

November 10, 2018 | Latino 30 Under 30

Born in a household of five children and two loving parents, Kelly learned the true definition of hard work by witnessing her parents work day in and day out as a daycare provider and mechanic.

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

November 9, 2018 | Elena Weissmann
‘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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