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New Mandarin immersion charter school proposed in Newton, Mass.

August 9, 2013

WESTBOROUGH AND NEWTON

Charter school proponents target suburbs

By Kathleen Burge  /  GLOBE STAFF /  August 7, 2013
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.

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You can see the Mass. state announcement here.

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