School News

Sturgis Charter School Ranked Number 1 in Massachusetts

April 23, 2013 | Sara Mannal

New high school rankings released by U.S. News and World Report, shows that charters once again rank high in Massachusetts and nationally. Sturgis Charter Public School (Hyannis) ranked #1 in the state and #31 nationally. Several other charter schools ranked among the top 50 in the state including Salem Academy Charter School, Mystic Valley Regional Charter School (Malden), MATCH Charter Public High School (Boston), Prospect Hill Academy Charter School (Somerville-Cambridge) and SABIS International Charter School (Springfield)

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Academy of the Pacific Rim combines best of east and west

March 8, 2013 | Ling-Mei Wong

The Academy of the Pacific Rim takes Chinese very seriously. Chinese class is required from 7th grade until senior year at the public charter school, which serves 5th to 12th graders. Students tidy the school together and start class with a distinctly Asian call to order.

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Charter school planning new Fitchburg home

March 7, 2013 | By Alana Melanson

North Central Charter Essential School will finally have its own permanent home as of next year, Executive Director Stephanie Davolos announced Wednesday.

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Community Day Students Earn Top Honors in Teen Writing Contest

February 1, 2013

Six students from Community Day Charter Public School (CDCPS) have been selected as winners of The Boston Globe Scholastic Art and Writing Contest, the most CDCPS students ever to win these awards in the

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Senator Eldridge Visits Local Charter School

January 31, 2013

Senator James Eldridge (D-Marlborough) recently visited the Advanced Math and Science Academy Charter School in Marlborough to learn more about the school’s operations.  Eldridge met with AMSA’s executive director,

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Film, "Doors Open," Features Three Innovative Schools

January 31, 2013

A new short film, “Doors Open” features three new schools that opened in the Fall of 2012: KIPP Academy Boston,

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Commissioner of Education to Present City on a Hill Charter Public School with the 2012 Blue Ribbon School Award

January 31, 2013

In November, the U.S. Department of Education honored two representatives from City on a Hill Charter Public School with the 2012 National Blue Ribbon School Award in Washington D.C.

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Boston kids featured in inaugural video

January 18, 2013

(NECN: Alysha Palumbo - Boston) - "Mr.

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City on a Hill is an Opportunity, Not a Threat

January 17, 2013 | Editorial

In a recent editorial, the New Bedford Standard Times states that it disagrees with Mayor Jon Mitchell's opinion that the charter school application filed by City on a Hill should be denied.

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SABIS students take top team and individual awards at the 73rd Model Congress of 2013

January 15, 2013

Seventeen students from SABIS® International Charter School in Springfield, Massachusetts, recently competed in the 73rd Annual Model Congress and took home top

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