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Please take a moment to check out these videos and learn more about why Massachusetts will benefit from an increase in charter schools.

The Time To Act

State enrollment restrictions are preventing over 30,000 schoolchildren from attending high-quality charter public schools in Massachusetts. This video illustrates the longstanding Civil Rights struggle that culminates today with poor and minority kids in the Bay State seeking equality of educational opportunity through the best charter schools in the country.

Phoenix Academies: Combining Second Chances & High Expectations

Phoenix Academies Founder Beth Anderson describes how this unique group of three Massachusetts public schools is using “relentless support” to help at-risk students not only graduate from high school, but also succeed in college. Read the new report: http://bit.ly/2ds79VE 

Best Practices: Helping English Language Learners at Excel Academy

Teachers and learning specialists from Excel Academy Charter Schools in East Boston share strategies to improve academic outcomes for students who are English language learners. Learn more about how Massachusetts charterschools are helping our neediest students succeed!

Best Practices: How SABIS Springfield Charter Uses Data to Help Students Succeed

Teachers from SABIS International Charter School in Springfield share strategies to improve academic outcomes for a student population that is mostly low-income and minority. Learn more about how Massachusetts charter schools are helping our neediest students succeed!

Best Practices: How the Community Group Helps English Language Learners Succeed

Lawrence-based Community Day Charter Public School leaders share strategies to improve academic outcomes for students who are English language learners. Learn more about how Mass. Charter Schools are helping our neediest students succeed.

How Lowell Community Charter Public School Serves ELL Students

Kathy Egmont explains how this charter school in Lowell is helping all types of students learn, including over 50% whose native language isn't English.

Curricular Innovation

Pioneer talked with Mystic Valley Regional Charter Public School faculty last fall about some of the school’s unique curricular strategies, including direct instruction, and the Core Knowledge and International Baccalaureate (IB) programs. Learn more about how Massachusetts charter schools are helping students succeed here.

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