School News

Facing the issue of the resegregation of Boston Public Schools

August 13, 2018 | The Boston Globe: Letters

Diversity doesn’t cure failing schools

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My Students Are Afraid For Their Futures Because Of Our Immigration Policies

August 9, 2018 | Kelly Garcia

We don't need to travel to Texas, Arizona or Mexico to see the suffering and fear resulting from our country’s immigration policy or the trauma it’s inflicting on our children. It’s here in Massachusetts, too.

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A Massachusetts Teachers Union Votes to Kill a Successful Charter School, as Families Scramble for Answers

August 15, 2017 | The 74

Near the start of the Haverhill School Committee meeting last month, Devan Ferreira stepped to the mic to ask a few questions about the future of the school attended by two — and soon three, she hopes — of her children.

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A Hyannis Senior Fights For Gay Student Athletes -- Like Him

October 11, 2016 | Tonya Mosley

It's pretty common to see Jonathan Peters bouncing his basketball around Sturgis Charter High School in Hyannis.

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Students Get Second Chance to Excel

October 7, 2016 | NECN's The Take

Phoenix Charter Academy graduates Gisma Ahmad and Destiny Morton, alongside Amy Ciaraldi, child care director at the school in Lawrence, Massachusetts, tell Sue O'Connell how important their charter school is to them.

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Foxboro Regional Charter School seeking to expand number of students by one-third


The Foxboro Regional Charter School, which has already undergone one major expansion since its founding in 1998, is seeking to increase its 1,300-student capacity by another 400 students.

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Roxbury Prep-UMass partnership opens door to higher ed

July 6, 2016 | Kathleen McKiernan, Boston Herald

Roxbury Prep High School students may be able to take courses through the University of Massachusetts Boston, attend special campus events or learn how to navigate the financial aid system as part of a new partnership between the university’s Honors College and the charter school.

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A Star for Mom

June 21, 2016 | Kevin Cullen, Boston Globe

When Marco Quinonez left Guatemala in 1977, he was working as a physical education teacher.

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Boston valedictorian didn’t let pregnancy slow her down

June 12, 2015 | Adrian Walker

Loiselle Gonzalez Baez was determined not to let history repeat itself.

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Prep Charter plans to build new $24.5M school

April 10, 2015 | Donna Goodison

Boston Preparatory Charter Public School has filed formal plans with the city to build a p

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