School News

Paulo Freire Social Justice Charter School in Holyoke allowed to continue operations, move into former Pope Francis building in Chicopee

February 12, 2019 | Michelle Williams

The future of a Western Massachusetts charter school hung in the balance Tuesday when state education officials considered if it should be allowed to continue operations.

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Students Compete In Charter School's Annual Black History Showdown

February 7, 2019 | Saraya Wintersmith

Trinity Raye is a champion. At not quite 5 feet tall and about 70 pounds, the bespectacled seventh grader is known to teachers and classmates at Helen Y. Davis Leadership Academy charter school in Dorchester as "the boss."

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Alma del Mar releases more details on plans for New Bedford’s Kempton School

February 5, 2019 | Aimee Chiavaroli

NEW BEDFORD — Provided that the former Kempton School is conveyed to Alma del Mar, plans include an addition on the site, a charter school official said.

Alma del Mar is also eyeing a temporary space to open the second campus in August, school spokeswoman Becca Kurie said.

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Andrew Jarboe ’05 Brings his High Schoolers Home to Learn From Bates Debaters

January 31, 2019 | Eleanor Vance

Most weekends, Bates classrooms resemble ghost towns, with desks and chairs askew and semi-erased chalkboards hinting at bygone activity.

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Discovering His Career Path, Finding His Voice

January 30, 2019 | Assumption College

“It’s one of the best feelings ever,” says Gemaers Dorvil ’19 of the moment he discovers a solution to a software application he’s working on.

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Boston Collegiate Charter School formally opens new Dorchester campus

January 29, 2019 | Ysabelle Kempe
Boston Collegiate Charter School officially opened its renovated and expanded campus in Dorchester on Monday, a milestone school leaders called “game-changing.”
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Let’s dance: Leeds Elementary School students cut a rug in class

January 22, 2019 | Greta Jochem

NORTHAMPTON — After lunch on a recent Wednesday at Leeds Elementary School, students in Andrew Foster’s fourth-grade classroom were split into several groups, dancing in circles.

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Let’s dance: Leeds Elementary School students cut a rug in class

January 22, 2019 | Greta Jochem
NORTHAMPTON — After lunch on a recent Wednesday at Leeds Elementary School, students in Andrew Foster’s fourth-grade classroom were split into several groups, dancing in circles.
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Here are the basics on the bill to reform how Massachusetts schools are funded

January 11, 2019 | Nik DeCosta-Klipa

Massachusetts ranks pretty highly when it comes to its education system, but in some ways it is still falling short.

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Momentum growing for ed funding bill

January 9, 2019 | MICHAEL JONAS
SIX MONTHS AFTER the clock ran out on negotiations to revamp the state’s education funding formula, a broad coalition of lawmakers, mayors, and school leaders unveiled legislation on Wednesday to finish that work in the new session now underway on Beacon Hill.
 
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