Ten Charter School Prospectuses Received- Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

Massachusetts Charter Schools

For Immediate Release
Thursday, August 10, 2006
Contact:Heidi Perlman 781-338-3106

Ten Charter School Prospectuses Received

MALDEN - Ten charter school proposals were submitted to the Charter School Office for consideration during the 2006-2007 school year.

The proposals will be reviewed over the next several weeks and in mid-September founders of the ones that meet the required criteria will be invited to submit a complete application. Final applications will be due on November 14.

The proposals include:

Proposed School NameDistricts To Be Served
Amal Academy Charter SchoolChelsea, Everett, Revere, Malden, Medford, Somerville, Cambridge, Boston
Boston Preparatory Charter Public School for BoysBoston, Cambridge
Fenix Film Charter SchoolChelsea, Lynn, Revere
Gateway Collegiate Academy Charter SchoolBoston
Jonas Altidor Charter SchoolBoston
Little World Development Regional Charter SchoolBoston, Brockton, Brookline, Braintree, Cambridge, Chelsea, Dedham, Milton, Randolph
Maplewind Community Charter SchoolWinchendon, Gardner, Phillipston, Templeton, Petersham, Hubbardston, Oakham, Barre, Rutland, Princeton, Westminister
New Bostonian Charter SchoolCambridge, Somerville, Quincy, Chelsea, Brockton, Medford, Malden, Revere, Everett
Pioneer Valley Chinese Immersion Charter SchoolAgawam, Amherst, Amherst-Pelham, Belchertown, Chesterfield-Goshen, Chicopee, Conway, Deerfield, Easthampton, Franklin, Frontier, Gill-Montague, Granby, Granby, Granville, Greenfield, Hadley, Hampshire, Hatfield, Holyoke, Leverett, Longmeadow , Mohawk Trail, Northhampton, Pioneer Valley, Shutesbury, South Hadley, Southampton, Springfield, Sunderland, West Springfield, Westfield, Westhampton, Whately, Williamsburg
Springfield College Preparatory Charter SchoolSpringfield

Last Updated: August 10, 2006

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