Schools

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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

Classroom

NightSide – Jamie Gass & Kevin Chavous Join Dan Rea To Discuss School Choice

Should Parents Have A Choice Of Schools For Their Kids?

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–03/20/2012

Adam Martz (photo courtesy of Keene Police)

Four Schools In Keene Locked Down During Search For Armed Man

Police were looking for an “armed individual” in West Keene on Tuesday morning and locked down four schools as a precaution.

02/14/2012

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Boston Sees Math Gains On “Nation’s Report Card”

Boston’s fourth and eighth graders have scored better in math than peers in large cities on a national test known at the “Nation’s Report Card.”

12/07/2011

Republican Presidential candidate Newt Gingrich at Harvard.

Newt Gingrich Criticized For Stance On Child Labor Laws

Former U.S. Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich suggested inner-city schoolchildren can best learn the value of a paycheck by maintaining their own buildings.

12/05/2011

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Massachusetts Files For Waiver To ‘No Child Left Behind’ Law

Look for changes in school accountability guidelines in Massachusetts if the No Child Left Behind waiver application submitted by the Commonwealth is accepted.

11/15/2011

Cows, Cattle

Study Says Now Is Not The Time For New England Beef

A new study says establishing local beef markets in New England will be difficult because demand is low and the cost to produce local beef is high.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–10/01/2011

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