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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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Campaign eyes $1.5 billion more for education

December 14, 2018 | Katie Lannan
BOSTON -- The Massachusetts Teachers Association is pushing lawmakers to increase state funding for public education by more than $1.5 billion a year by May 1, a campaign the union's board unanimously threw its support behind on Saturday.
 
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Big changes in store for Boston school buildings

November 29, 2018 | James Vaznis
West Roxbury, East Boston, and the southern part of the city near the Dorchester-Mattapan line would be among the first neighborhoods to get new school buildings under a 10-year citywide construction plan, Boston school officials announced Wednesday night.
 
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Ed chief leaving has Boston Public Schools' plans up in air

November 25, 2018 | Kathleen McKiernan
The city’s first-ever education chief, Rahn Dorsey, has left his position amid Boston Public Schools’ search for a new superintendent, putting into question the future leadership direction of the city’s school system.
 
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Boston's First-Ever Education Chief Leaves His Position

November 25, 2018 | WBUR Newsroom

Boston's first education chief left his position on Wednesday.

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Two Approaches to Advocacy

November 13, 2018 | Liam Kerr & John Griffin

In February 2016, proponents of charter school expansion in Massachusetts were optimistic.

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