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Brookline Coal and Ice delivered 4,000 pounds of snow for sledding down a hill at Claypit Hill School in Wayland Friday.

Brrr… Wayland Schools Beat The Heat With 4,000 Lbs. Of Snow

Friday may have been the hottest day of the year, but that didn’t stop dozens of kids from hitting the slopes in Wayland.

07/22/2011

(credit: Michael Smith/Newsmakers)

Curious About Kids & Cell Phones in School

I am so disgusted with the misuse of kids using cell phones . This last one was were the kid was sexting while in school , instead of wasting our schools time of policing these kids make it a law that there will be no cell phones in school period .

WBZ-TV–05/13/2011

mortenson

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

Providence skyline

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

(credit: AP)

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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