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Author Questioned By CBS ’60 Minutes’ To Skip Mass. Appearance

Best-selling author and philanthropist Greg Mortenson has canceled a scheduled appearance in Massachusetts in the wake of allegations of financial mismanagement and literary fraud.

04/23/2011

Seabrook Nuclear Power Plant

Seabrook, NH Teachers Push For Nuclear Disaster Evacuation Plan

Some New Hampshire teachers who work near the nuclear power plant in Seabrook claim there is no evacuation plan in place for students if there is a nuclear disaster.

04/07/2011

This is the barn in Westford where school food was being stored.

Westford School Cafeteria Food Kept In Barn With Insects, Rodents

After several Westford students became sick at the same time, officials found that the barn used to store school food was overrun with rodents and insects.

03/29/2011

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Providence Mayor Proposes School Closings, Dozens Of Layoffs

Providence Mayor Angel Taveras is proposing closing four schools and eliminating up to 70 school jobs to bolster the finances of the city’s cash-strapped school system.

03/14/2011

One mother is concerned her child isn't learning enough in Framingham schools.

Mom: Framingham Students Not In Class For Required Number Of Hours

The mother of a first grader claims Framingham school officials are breaking state law when it comes to the number of hours kids are supposed to be in the class room.

02/28/2011

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State Plans To Limit Junk Food In Schools

State health regulators have approved regulations to limit the sale of sugary soft drinks, salty and calorie-packed snacks, and even white bread sandwiches from public schools.

02/10/2011

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Gov. Patrick Proposes To Shrink Drug-Free School Zone

A proposal by Gov. Deval Patrick to shrink the drug-free zone around Massachusetts schools is drawing fire from police and prosecutors who say they need the 1,000-foot area and the tougher prison terms that go with it.

01/28/2011

Mass. Students Continued Strong NAEP Performance

Massachusetts students continue to perform well on national standardized tests.

01/25/2011

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Health Care Costs Eating School Budgets

Health care costs are eating away at school budgets, according to a new report.

12/09/2010

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Teens Push To Get Condoms In Boston Schools

A group of Boston high schoolers want to see changes in the city’s sex education policy and bring free condoms to their schools.

11/30/2010

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