Schools

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

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

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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

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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

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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