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Questions Arise As Haverhill Officials Vote To Boost Own Expense Accounts

Some residents in Haverhill are raising concerns after elected officials voted to up their expense accounts.

07/16/2014

Boston Public Schools

Panel Recommends Home-Based School Assignment Plan In Boston

The home-based assignment plan was approved on the first ballot. It would do away with the zone system that has assigned many to schools far from their neighborhoods.

02/25/2013

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Lawrence School Committee Member’s Car Torched

Arson investigators are trying to figure out who set fire to a first-term Lawrence School Committee member’s car earlier in the week.

06/30/2012

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Westboro School Committee Approves New Drug Testing Policy

The Westboro School Committee has approved a new policy that would have students submit to a saliva test if they are suspected of being drunk or high on drugs.

04/26/2012

Santa Claus arrives in Saugus.

Santa Visit Nearly Nixed Over ‘Holiday’ Concerns

Santa Claus arrived in Saugus on Tuesday riding a fire truck and handing out coloring books to school kids. Because of concerns over religious holidays, the trip nearly didn’t happen.

12/20/2011

Superintendent Carol Johnson (left) and a school committee member.(CBS)

Call For Civility At Boston School Committee Hearings

With all the budget cuts and recent school closings, anger has been bubbling to the surface.

08/01/2011

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N.H. Parents Object To ‘Offensive’ Book

A New Hampshire family says its school system is making students read an offensive book.

12/07/2010

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Chelmsford Teacher Contract Talks Get Heated

Contract talks between the teachers union and the School Committee are getting a little heated.

11/12/2010