Ashland High School Gets State Approval To Drop Mask Mandate; No 'Immediate Change' PlannedIt doesn't mean masks will be coming off inside the building right away.
Massachusetts National Guard Activated To Help With COVID Testing At Schools, Possible Staff Shortages At PrisonsMassachusetts Governor Charlie Baker has ordered the National Guard to help with possible staff shortages in the state’s prison system and COVID testing at schools.
Some Schools Seeing More Behavior Issues With Students In Classrooms After Return From Remote LearningSome schools say they are seeing more behavior issues in classrooms this year and the pandemic may be to blame.
Marta García Of Salem Named Massachusetts Teacher Of The YearMarta García is the 2022 Massachusetts Teacher of the Year.
Cambridge School Committee Approves COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate For StudentsThe Cambridge School Committee voted six to one Tuesday night in favor of a vaccine mandate for students that will go into effect November 22.
Haverhill High School Issues Warning About October TikTok 'Challenge'Some schools are trying to put a stop to a TikTok challenge that could put kids and teachers in danger.
Lesley University Program Helps Neurodiverse Adults Find Silver Lining In PandemicZoom events helped Threshold graduates maintain friendships and even meet new alumni from out of state.
Minuteman High School Program Training Students To Help Overworked Veterinary Offices, Animal HospitalsMinuteman Regional Vocational Technical High School is training students to help fill jobs at overworked veterinary offices and animal hospitals.
Mass. Extends School Mask Mandate; Some Middle And High Schools Can Opt Out Mid-OctoberMassachusetts is extending the school mask requirement through at least November 1, the state’s education department announced Monday afternoon.
MCAS Results From 2021 Spring Exam Show Expected Pandemic-Related Drops In Math And English ScoresMCAS results from the 2021 spring exam were released Tuesday and they show an expected learning gap due to the disruption from the pandemic.
Parents Call For Remote Learning Option For Mass. Students Not Yet Eligible To Be VaccinatedA group of parents in Massachusetts says students who can't be vaccinated should be able to learn remotely if they choose.
MCAS Would Be Scrapped As Graduation Requirement Under Proposed BillDuring a virtual hearing on Monday, Massachusetts lawmakers will hear arguments over a bill that would scrap MCAS exams as a graduation requirement.
Bill To Scrap MCAS Test Is Subject Of Virtual Public HearingA bill that would scrap the MCAS test as a graduation requirement in Massachusetts is the subject of a virtual public hearing at the Statehouse on Monday.
Teachers Union: 'MCAS Has Allowed White Supremacy To Flourish In Public Schools'The teachers union is endorsing a bill that would eliminate the MCAS graduation requirement in the state.
UMass Amherst's Nursing College Gets $21 Million Gift From Foundation Of Bestselling Textbook AuthorIt's the largest cash gift in UMass Amherst history.