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For Immediate Release
Friday, March 3, 2006
Contact:Melanie S. Winklosky 781-338-3316

Board of Education Grants Three New Charters

MALDEN - Three proposed charter schools were granted their charters on Tuesday, February 28, 2006 when the Board of Education approved their applications and gave them the go-ahead to open their doors in the fall of 2007. The three schools granted approval were:

Fall River Maritime Academy Public Charter School. This Commonwealth charter school will be located in Fall River and will serve 80 students in grades 5-8.

Pioneer Charter School of Science. This regional Commonwealth charter school will serve 360 students in grades 7-12 from Chelsea, Everett, and Revere.

New Bedford Global Learning Charter School. Currently operating as a Horace Mann charter school, the founding group was granted a Commonwealth charter to serve 450 students in grades 5-12 from New Bedford.

For more information on charter schools, look online at www.doe.mass.edu/charter/.



Last Updated: March 3, 2006
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