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Mass.-Based Jobs For The Future Gets $4.9M Federal Grant

Boston-based Jobs for the Future is the only national program to win a grant from the Youth Career Connect funds.


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Invest That Tax Refund In Yourself!

The more education and skills you have the more money you will be able to earn. So take that tax refund and invest in yourself!

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–03/13/2014

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Daily Talker: Teen Sues Parents For Tuition

Should parents have to pay for tuition, college costs for girl who left home over strict rules?


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State Using $3 Million To Target Educational Achievement Gap In Mass.

Gov. Deval Patrick’s administration is giving more than $3 million in grants to Massachusetts cities in what officials say is an effort to close a persistent achievement gap in public education.


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Tax Education Credits And Deductions

College is very expensive. Congress and the IRS have given us ways to offset education costs.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–02/13/2014

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Who Should Pay For College?

The student is going to benefit so should they foot the bill?

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–01/22/2014

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Daily Talker: Four-Day School Week

Students in a western Massachusetts school district could soon be going to class just four days a week.

The superintendent of Mohawk Trail Regional School District says not only would the plan save money, it would also help students


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Dreams Are Goals With A Deadline

Well it’s that time of year when we want to undo or redo whatever we did last year.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–01/06/2014

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Daily Talker: Digital Textbooks

An all-boys Catholic high school in New York state has gone digital.

Archbishop Stepinac High School got rid of nearly all its printed textbooks and is having students use tablets and laptops instead. Textbooks are stored online, allowing all students access to all books, no matter what grade they are in.



Daily Talker: Virtual Schools

The Department of Elementary and Secondary Education is reviewing a company that wants to open the second virtual school in Massachusetts.

The Massachusetts Connections Academy of Learning Excellence is the only organization to apply this year. It hopes to enroll 1,500 students to start, with 6,000 by its fifth year of operation.





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