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Jun 29 2017

Phoenix Charter Academy Network awarded $150,000 by Barr Foundation to advance greater success for all New England students

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Phoenix Charter Academy Network awarded $150,000 by Barr Foundation to advance greater success for all New England students On Tuesday, June 27, 2017, Phoenix Charter Academy Network was named one of nine grantees in the Barr Foundation Education Program’s Engage New England: Doing high school differently initiative. Phoenix is proud... Read More »

Oct 28 2016

Phoenix 2016 graduates featured on NECN’s The Take

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Phoenix Charter Academy graduates Gisma Ahmad and Destiny Morton, alongside Amy Ciaraldi, child care director at the school in Lawrence, Massachusetts, tell Sue O'Connell how important their charter school is to them. Furthering their education, Destiny is going to Brandeis and Gisma is going to Benjamin Franklin Institute of technology.... Read More »

Sep 30 2016

Phoenix Academy Lawrence graduate featured in book project giving students voice on their experiences in US public education

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Edgardo, a Texas student who emigrated from Mexico, fears he won’t make it to college and will have to survive on minimum-wage jobs. Ashayla, a Miami high schooler, doesn’t feel safe when cops with dogs and Tasers patrol the classrooms searching around student bags. DeAndre, a Washington, D.C, student, doesn’t... Read More »

Sep 27 2016

The Pioneer Institute publishes white paper examining how “How Phoenix Academies Transform Potential High School Dropouts into College Grads”

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Study Explores How Phoenix Academies Transform Potential High School Dropouts into College Graduates Network combines second chances and individualized support with academic rigor BOSTON – A network 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 More »

Jul 13 2016

Phoenix Academy students showed that yes you can

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Lawrence, MA - Ambar Alcantara, Germarie Garcia and Janesa Rapaglia- Santos are not traditional students, but received their high school diplomas after earning a second chance at the Phoenix Academy. Garcia did not know enough English when he moved from Puerto Rico to Lawrence; Alcántara and Rapaglia-Santos, both young mothers had to... Read More »

Jun 16 2016

CBS News covers Phoenix Chelsea graduation

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CHELSEA (CBS) – It’s a special high school graduation for two young women who never thought they’d make that triumphant walk to accept a diploma. The accomplishment is thanks to their extremely hard work, and a special school that not only cares for them, but for their children as well. Twenty-one... Read More »