New Mandarin immersion charter school proposed in Newton, Mass.
Suburban educators and parents who would like to see more specialized teaching in public schools — for one group, more science and math teaching; for another, Chinese language immersion — are turning to charter schools, often used in the past as a way to create better schools in underperforming districts.
The newest round of charter school proposals includes two aimed at the suburbs west of Boston: a Westborough school that would offer both accelerated math and science as well as language immersion; and a Chinese language immersion school that would likely be created in Newton.
Please read more here.
You can see the Mass. state announcement here.