Charter

State Approves Added Expansion at Alma del Mar
On Monday, the state Board of Elementary and Secondary Education approved a request for Alma del Mar Charter School to expand its enrollment by 90 students.
The five-year-old school had its charter renewed without conditions last year...
Mitchell Makes Move To Extend Mayoral Terms
New Bedford Mayor Jon Mitchell has made an official move to change the City's charter, allowing for four-year mayoral terms instead of the current two-year terms.
Mitchell presented the City Council with the proposal on Wednesday, saying the modification would bring stability to the City's executive …
Report: Mass. Schools Not Producing Enough Skilled Workers
A Massachusetts business group is calling for changes in the state's education system in light of a report that shows more than two-thirds of the state's employers report difficulty hiring appropriately skilled employees.
The report by the Massachusetts Business Alliance for Education says bolstering…
Comcast To Buy Time Warner In $45 Billion Deal
Comcast Corp. has agreed to buy Time Warner Cable Inc. for $45.2 billion in stock, or $158.82 per share, two people familiar with the matter said late Wednesday.
The deal will combine the nation’s top two cable TV companies and make Comcast, which also owns NBCUniversal, a dominant fo…