WellesleyWeston Magazine

FALL 2014

Launched in 2005, WellesleyWeston Magazine is a quarterly publication tailored to Wellesley and Weston residents and edited to enrich the experience of living in two of Massachusetts' most desirable communities.

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125 f a l l 2 0 1 4 | W e l l e s l e y W e s t o n M a g a z i n e According to CREDO's report, in the 2012-2013 school year approximately 6,000 charter schools served about 2.3 million students, with more than half of these stu- dents living in poverty. The study reveals that charter school students in 11 states, including Massachusetts, realized greater advances in reading and math than their public school counterparts. The good news is that several charter schools in Massachusetts are successfully closing the opportunity gap for inner city students. C O U R T E S Y O F N E I G H B O R H O O D H O U S E C H A R T E R S C H O O L ; P H O T O B Y R O M A N A V Y S A T O V A

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