Gov. Patrick To Announce Cabinet Shake-UpGov. Deval Patrick is planning a major shake-up in his administration as he heads into the final two years of his second term.
State Takes Over Lawrence Public SchoolsThe state of Massachusetts will take over the troubled Lawrence public school system.
Mass. Considers Tests To Assess Kindergarten KidsMassachusetts education officials are developing plans to test students as soon as they enter kindergarten to determine how prepared they are to start school.