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Mass. Charter School Bill Stalls In Legislature

A legislative panel failed to meet a Tuesday deadline for reaching agreement on a bill allowing for an expansion of charter schools in Boston and other urban school districts, leaving the fate of the measure in grave doubt.

03/25/2014

Teacher, Students

Mass. Businesses Urges Education Changes To Bolster Worker Skills

A report says bolstering public schools is critical to producing more workers with the skills to succeed.

03/24/2014

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Dodgeball Could Return To Windham, NH Schools

Dodgeball might be returning soon to schools in Windham, New Hampshire.

06/18/2013

School buses in the snow in Boston the morning of 3/8/13.  (Photo by Beth Germano)

Boston Public Schools Closed Tuesday

Boston Public Schools will be closed on Tuesday due to the storm.

03/18/2013

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Students Dismissed From Brockton School Shortly After Nearby Gunfire

The Brockton school department and Brockton police are both defending the handling of a recent shootout near an elementary school.

01/04/2013

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Police Patrol Windham Schools After Threat Tweeted

The superintendent of schools in Windham, New Hampshire ordered an enhanced police presence at every school in town Friday.

12/21/2012

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Mass. To Increase Class Time In Some Schools

Five states were to announce Monday that they will add at least 300 hours of learning time to the calendar in some schools starting in 2013.

12/03/2012

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NH Schools To Compete For State Construction Aid

NH is ending nearly six decades of providing school construction aid to all comers this month when a new law takes effect that uses a ranking system to determine which projects get funded.

08/05/2012

Single Parent, Technology

Parent’s Prep: New Technology In Schools; What Parents Need To Know

Children who come with the ability to interact with computer screens and basic keyboard knowledge find it much easier to learn in today’s classrooms.

08/01/2012

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Vertex Reaches Out To Boston Schools

Vertex is committing more than $1 million to encourage students to pursue science, technology and engineering.

06/18/2012

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