School News

Salem Academy turns 10

November 18, 2013 | Tom Dalton

Salem Academy Charter School celebrates its 10th anniversary this year after a decade of growth.

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At hearing proponents say charter schools would offer educational advantages to Fall River

November 15, 2013 | Michael Gagne

Those who support the city’s proposed charter schools told members of the Massachusetts Board of Elementary and Secondary Education on Friday that Fall River’s students and parents need more education choices.

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Boston Renaissance introduces Chinese to local students

November 15, 2013 | Sampan Newspaper

Boston Renaissance Charter Public School is not your average school.
Located in Hyde Park, classes include art, music and Mandarin. The goal is to develop a well-rounded Renaissance child.
Kindergarten students can sing the “Nihao Song” together, compare their heights and discuss the weather. “It’s raining! Xia yu le!” was repeated with gusto during a recent lesson.

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Student Wins $5,000 in Regional Business Plan Competition

November 12, 2013 | Maureen Evans, AMSA

Marlborough: Abhinav Kurada, a 10th grader from Littleton at the Advanced Math and Science Academy, and his team received first place in 2013 for an energy saving concept as part of the New England regional TYE Business Plan Competition.

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Giving Tree Supports Food Pantry

October 18, 2013 | BFCCPS Head of School Blog

Early this week, the entire school participated in various community service activities.

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Lowell charter school on an MCAS mission

September 29, 2013 | Katie Lannan, Lowell Sun

In music classes at Lowell Community Charter Public School, the tune of "Feliz Navidad" becomes "The MCAS Song."

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Sturgis Awarded 3-Year NOAA B-WET Watershed Education Grant: Waquoit Bay as a Natural Laboratory

September 13, 2013 | Sturgis Charter Public School

Sturgis Charter Public School is one of nine educational programs in New England to receive a 2013 Award for New England Bay Watershed Education and Training (B-WET) Program.

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Hunt: A charter school leader

September 6, 2013 | TOM DALTON

Rachel Hunt was the driving force behind the creation of Salem Academy Charter School and served as its first head of school, a title she still holds.

Over the past decade, the grade 6-12 independent public school has received many honors and accolades.

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As New Bedford charter schools grow, they also look for funding

August 17, 2013 | Natalie Sherman

NEW BEDFORD — If you build it, they will come. But what happens if they're already here, you need to build it and you're worried about finding the money?

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Group Wants to Start Foreign Language Immersion School in Newton

August 5, 2013 | Charlie Breitrose

A group seeks to create a charter school in Newton where students would be immersed in a foreign language.

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