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Mass. Proposes Legislation To Restore Cursive Requirement

The swirling lines from Linden Bateman’s pen have been conscripted into a national fight to keep cursive writing in American classrooms.

11/14/2013

Excavators demolish Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, CT

Newtown Residents Relieved By Demolition Of Sandy Hook Elementary School

Neighbors of the elementary school where 20 children and six adults were shot dead last year expressed relief as workers tore down parts of it on Friday.

10/25/2013

Hunter and his mom Ellen Kang-Sether. (WBZ-TV photo)

Parents Want Boston School Policy Changed After Kindergartner Was Left Alone For 3 Hours

A 5-year-old boy was left alone for hours outside of his Charlestown apartment after he was sent home on a bus by mistake.

10/24/2013

DAILY TALKER

Daily Talker: Does Tracking Technology Give You Peace Of Mind Or Make You Worry?

School districts around the country — including Boston — are adding GPS technology to buses allowing parents to know the exact location of their kids. Does the ability to track your children give you peace of mind or make you worry that others can do the same?

10/18/2013

DAILY TALKER

Daily Talker: North Andover High Punishes Teen For Driving Home Drunk Friend

A North Andover teen has been punished by her high school for picking up a drunk friend from a party. Police cleared the girl of any wrongdoing but the school disciplined her for violating its zero tolerance substance abuse policy.

10/14/2013

DAILY TALKER

Daily Talker: Are School Districts Being Too Sensitive Over What Can Be Celebrated?

A Pennsylvania Elementary School principal pulled the plug on Halloween because it’s too religious. The school district says the principal misinterpreted the policy and that it’s ok to celebrate the holiday. Are school districts being too sensitive over what can be celebrated?

10/10/2013

DAILY TALKER

Daily Talker: Do You Think It’s Right To Punish Students For Watching An Inappropriate Video?

The Beverly school district is punishing students for watching and sharing a video, made by a female student, that is described as “suggestive.” The district is turning the incident into a teachable moment. Do you think it’s right to punish students for just watching the video?

10/07/2013

(Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

Save On Energy This September

Check out the U.S. Department of Energy’s website on where to begin saving this year.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–09/02/2013

NightSide Weekend Commentary – Are Kids From 1912 Smarter Than Kids Today?

Listen to A+ grade talk radio, every weeknight on NightSide.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–08/24/2013

Hingham Middle School students performed a flash mob for their principal who is retiring.

Hingham Students Surprise Retiring Principal With Flash Mob

Hingham Middle School Principal Roger Boddie is retiring after more than three decades on the job. Last week, his students pulled off an incredible goodbye surprise.

06/13/2013

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