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Canton School Superintendent Jeff Granatino

Canton Teaching Students To Fight Back Against Violent Intruders

Canton already has the kind of lockdown drills most schools around the country implemented after the infamous Columbine attack. Now, local police are taking that a step further.

11/09/2012

Photo Credit: Nashoba Valley Winery

Fitchburg Girl To Be Featured on National Nutrition Program Posters

Karing 4 Kidz will gain national attention in November when Kira Andreucci, the McKay Arts Academy sixth-grader who started the nutrition program, is featured on posters in middle schools throughout the country.

09/30/2012

Registered sex offender William Lafauci

Lexington School Warns Parents About Level 3 Sex Offender

Parents in Lexington are being warned about a Level 3 sex offender seen biking around town and approaching children. Families are alarmed because police say there is nothing they can do.

09/25/2012

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More U.S. Public Schools Splitting Up Boys, Girls

An estimated 500 public schools across the country offer some all-boy and all-girl classrooms.

07/08/2012

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Governor Signs Bill That Focuses On Teacher Performance

Gov. Deval Patrick has signed a bill into law that will ensure a teacher’s evaluated job performance is the main factor considered when a school faces staffing decisions. Patrick signed the bill into law just days after it passed in both chambers of the legislature.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–06/30/2012

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Middleboro School Makes Changes After Accepting 6-Year-Old’s Forged Dismissal Note

Middleboro schools say they have made some significant policy changes after an incident where a school official accepted a forged dismissal note from a 6-year-old.

05/31/2012

Chris had a tooth pulled out while at school.

Framingham Mom Angry After Son’s Tooth Was Pulled At School

Someone at the school pulled a boy’s tooth out after his teacher said he was distracted by it. That person ended up pulling out the wrong tooth.

05/22/2012

Preschool Teacher with Students

Boston’s Best And Most Affordable Preschools

Parents in the Boston area who want to enrich their children’s pre-kindergarten years have a plethora of choices for private education, but many of the top schools have price tags that rival some colleges. Before you assume a really good preschool is out of reach, check out the best Boston-area options for parents with a budget.

05/18/2012

(Photo credit EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Mercy Centre In Worcester Is Saved By Generous Donations

The school is doing so well that students are now getting iPads.

03/26/2012

A turkey flew into a Brockton classroom Friday. (Photo courtest Sue Szachowicz)

Turkey Crashes Through Window At Brockton High School

The dramatic entrance surprised teachers who quickly closed the door and called Animal Control.

03/23/2012

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