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After debate, NB charter school resolution referred to committee
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Sep 14, 6:15 AM: Supporters of Alma del Mar Charter School, including students, family members and its founder and executive director gathered in the City Council chamber Thursday night, as the council weighed a resolution opposing >
Controversial charter school opening in West Springfield a little late
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Sep 7, 6:16 AM: But Nelson, principal of the Hampden Charter School of Science West, has had to wait longer than most because the new school will not open until Monday, a full week or more after most schools in the area, in part due to a >
Charter school reflects on 20 years
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Sep 6, 6:51 AM: This week, as that same charter school kicked off its 20th year in operation, it now serves nearly 1,700 children in grades 5-12 in an environment entirely different than the one students may have encountered in 1998. >
New charter school for alternative students from Plymouth, Wareham, Carver
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Aug 31, 6:18 AM: After years of planning and months of frenetic construction, Map Academy, the new public charter school for alternative students, is set to open.
Worcester public schools push college prep
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Aug 30, 7:29 AM: Between the district’s new Innovation Pathways and early college programs and a new introductory course for freshmen, Superintendent Maureen Binienda said, her administration is in the midst of a “redesign” of the city’s >
New charter school for alternative students from Plymouth, Wareham, Carver
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Aug 29, 6:25 AM: After years of planning and months of frenetic construction, Map Academy, the new public charter school for alternative students, is set to open.
Editorial: Boston owes parents some clarity on schools
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Aug 17, 5:56 AM: But for the Boston Public Schools — for the teachers, administrators, and staff — denial is never an option. The school system faces a new year of — if not crisis — at the very least, multiple uncertainties. >
New Bedford School Committee to oppose new charter seats
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Aug 14, 6:50 AM: The School Committee unanimously voted to oppose the addition of any charter seats in the city at Monday’s meeting. “I think it’s incumbent upon this committee to take this up and to make our voice heard,” said School >
Letter: Facing the issue of the resegregation of Boston Public Schools
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Aug 14, 6:02 AM: The recent Boston Globe article discussing racial segregation in Boston Public Schools (“Boston schools are becoming resegregated,” Page A1, Aug. 5) placed the issue of race front and center in the conversation regarding >
New charter schools sought for Lawrence and Haverhill
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Aug 13, 6:25 AM: If a group that is looking to open a charter school in Haverhill receives approval from the state, it could eventually lead to a string of small schools located in storefronts in the city's Mount Washington and Acre >
Twice denied by state, Chinese charter takes another swing at expansion
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Aug 10, 6:03 AM: In its latest request, the charter school is asking the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education to allow an increase in maximum enrollment from 584 students to 952. The school’s previous requests had asked for a >
Competition widens for New Bedford charter school seats
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Aug 8, 6:50 AM: Under the net school spending cap, New Bedford has enough room for about 1,225 more students to attend charter schools, according to a spokeswoman at the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. That means not all >
Opinion: Some aspects of Worcester innovation school plan might be instructive
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Aug 8, 5:40 AM: Charter schools, even the most successful, feed the self-interests of individuals at the peril of the greater good, and at a time when our democracy is floundering, divisiveness is ascending and segregation is rebounding, >
Opinion: West Springfield Mayor should allow new Hampden Charter School of Science to bring educational opportunity to area children
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Aug 7, 5:36 AM: West Springfield Mayor William Reichelt, however, has vowed to prevent the school from opening, threatening to withhold permits the school will need after renovating the building, and engaging in a misinformation campaign >
Pioneer Valley Chinese Charter school again seeking expansion
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Aug 7, 5:19 AM: The  Pioneer Valley Chinese Immersion Charter School is once again asking the state for permission to expand. The Board of Elementary and Secondary Education has twice denied the expansion request. This time, the school's >
Increased segregation of Boston schools could deepen racial, economic divides, say advocates
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Aug 6, 4:43 AM: The increase in segregation of the Boston Public School system — decades after court-ordered busing strove to help diversify the city’s schools — will worsen divisions among families along racial and economic lines, >
New Bedford Mayor Not in Favor of Charter Expansion
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Aug 3, 6:49 AM: Mayor Jon Mitchell told WBSM News that the city is not in a position to take on more charter seats and new charter schools at this time.
Opinion: Charter denied
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Aug 2, 6:26 AM: When students and parents learned on June 6 that the Barnstable School Committee would not renew the charter for Barnstable Community Horace Mann Charter School after the 2018-2019 school year, it came as nothing short of >
Education advocates blast Legislature for inactivity on funding formula
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Aug 2, 4:52 AM: State education leaders and advocates are slamming the Legislature for failing to take up the long-anticipated education foundation budget recommendations before this year’s session ended — an omission that may be >
Negotiations Collapse On Education Funding Bill As Legislative Session Ends
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Aug 1, 4:47 AM: For the past week, Chang-Diaz, her education-committee co-chair Rep. Alice Peisch of Wellesley, and four other members of a conference committee worked behind closed doors to reconcile the two chambers' different >

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