Councilor Accuses NH Gov. Sununu Of Engaging In 'Tokenism' With Education NomineeNew Hampshire’s Executive Council rejected Gov. Chris Sununu’s nominee to the state Board of Education, with one councilor saying the pick of an African American was “tokenism.”
Snow Days 'Are Gone,' Rhode Island Education Commissioner Says, Replaced By Virtual LearningSorry, kids - it looks like old-fashioned snow days are a thing of the past in Rhode Island.
Teachers Push Back Against State's Early Guidance For Reopening, Brace For LayoffsThe Massachusetts Teachers Association is pushing back against the state's early guidelines for re-opening schools.
Franklin Shows Support For 103 Teachers Laid Off Last WeekDrivers passing through Franklin Tuesday evening couldn’t help but notice all that will be missing from the town’s eleven schools next year.
Teacher Worries Masks, Distancing Will Lead To Stressful Learning EnvironmentA school reopening memo calls for school districts to buy their own masks and other supplies, and to maintain physical distancing.
Fall Reopening Memo For Massachusetts Schools: Masks Required, Limit Class Size To 10Massachusetts schools are getting word from the state about what they'll need to do in order to safely reopen this fall.
Pink Flamingos Planted In Maine High School Football Field To Represent GraduatesPink flamingos have replaced the graduates at a high school in Maine. About 200 of them were planted on the football field at South Portland High School this week.
Student Protesters At UMass Boston Call For Racial JusticeA racial justice protest took place on the UMass Boston harbor campus Saturday afternoon. The protest was called UMass Boston Justice For Black Lives.
For Black Families, Talking To Kids About Racism Starts EarlyTalking to kids about race and racism can be difficult. These black authors are using literature to help their children understand.
METCO Leaders, School Superintendents Gather In Hyde Park To Call For Racial JusticeSuperintendents from 33 school districts in Boston’s suburbs joined METCO leaders Friday to call for racial justice.
Boston Students Asked To Share Stories About Living Through Coronavirus PandemicA local non-profit wants students in Boston to share their experience of learning through the coronavirus pandemic.
Sudbury Scout Troop Hosts Virtual Camping Trip During PandemicScout Troop 65 in Sudbury made the most of quarantine by hosting a virtual camping trip.
MIT Elects First Black Woman Student Body President In Its 159-Year HistoryStudents at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have elected a black woman as president of the Undergraduate Association for the first time in the school's history.
War Hero William McRaven Tells MIT Grads They're The 'Real Heroes'Retired U.S. Navy admiral William McRaven told members of MIT's graduating class Friday that they are the “real heroes” who will save the world from pandemics, war, climate change, poverty and racism.
Hundreds Of Brookline Teachers Face Layoffs; Union Warns About Thousands More Across StateBrookline Public Schools announced layoff notices went out to teachers Friday.