School News

Charter school finalizes plans to move into Lena Park Community Center

December 21, 2012 | Patrick Rosso

Brooke Charter Schools announced recently that it will move one of its network schools, Brooke 2, into a permanent home in Mattapan at the old Lena Park Community Center. The new building is scheduled to open in 2014, and will be part of a larger development on that site that will include a new community center, senior housing and a skilled nursing facility. Currently, Brooke 2 is located in South Boston.

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Charter Finalists Named "Proven Providers"

December 21, 2012

All new charter applicants that are proposing to replicate their models in underperforming districts passed another test recently.

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Island Businesses, Charter School Celebrate Start of Solar Era

December 14, 2012 | Remy Tumin

A soft buzz of 250,000 watts of energy echoed off of Watcha Path in Edgartown on Thursday afternoon.

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Local nonprofit inspires a new generation of Nobel Laureates

December 10, 2012 | Deborah Becker

As part of the Nobel Laureate School Visits program, 2010 Nobel Prize-winning economist Peter Diamond recently met with students at the Pioneer Charter School of Science in Everett.

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Saugus to hold public hearing on charter school proposal

November 26, 2012 | Matt Tempesta

SAUGUS — A new charter school may be coming to Saugus next year, and

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Edward Brooke Charter School to make new home in former Savior High School

November 25, 2012

Facing a growing student body, Edward Brooke Charter School in East Boston, which opened earlier this year, has been looking for a new location with more space.

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Former mayor leads effort to open charter school in Brockton

November 25, 2012 | Silvana Vivas

The former Mayor of Brockton, John Yunits, is leading a group that is proposing to open Brockton's first charter public school.

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AMSA Qualifies for High School Quiz Show, Season 4

November 19, 2012 | Sam Bonacci

Advanced Math and Science Academy Public Charter School has advanced to compete on season four of 

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