School Committees In Massachusetts Want State To Cover Virus-Related Reopening CostsMore than 100 school committees have passed identical resolutions seeking full state reimbursement for all COVID-19-related costs.
UMass Lowell Releases Coronavirus Reopening Plan For FallThe University of Massachusetts Lowell laid out its coronavirus reopening plans on Wednesday.
Poll Shows Wide Range Of Remote Learning Experiences In MassachusettsOverall, parents gave high marks to their kids' schools.
Benefits Of Students Returning To School In Fall Outweigh Risks, Pediatrics Group SaysThe American Academy of Pediatrics is pushing for students to be physically present in classrooms rather than continue in remote learning.
Teachers Rally Against Layoffs, School Cuts In TauntonHundreds of Taunton educators rallied on the Green to protest against school cuts and layoffs.
Masks, But No Temperature Checks: Initial Coronavirus Guidelines Released For Mass. SchoolsThe Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) released its initial coronavirus guidelines for how schools could reopen this fall.
Google Online IT Training Program Surges Since PandemicAmong all the recent job loss, one field that’s still growing is Information Technology. Google is offering training at a steep discount.
Some Educators Concerned About New Coronavirus Guidelines For Mass. SchoolsSchool is finally out for summer, and already there are concerns about preparation for the fall, as the state urges districts to return to in-classroom learning.
Bill Would Pause MCAS Exam For 4 YearsThe bill would also create a commission to study alternatives to the high-stakes standardized test.
Chelsea School Board Hopes State Will Provide Money Promised Pre-PandemicOn Tuesday, Gov. Charlie Baker said it’s impossible to know how much money will be available to fulfill promises made in an education bill last fall.
26 Massachusetts Cities Call On State To Preserve 'Desperately Needed' School FundingLeaders from 26 cities in Massachusetts are sending state leaders a letter Tuesday calling on them to preserve an increase in school funding.
Massachusetts State Universities Plan To Reopen For Fall SemesterMore than 50,000 students will return to campus when Massachusetts State Universities open the system's nine campuses in September.
Harvard University Drops Standardized Test Requirements For Class Of 2025 ApplicantsHarvard joins most of the rest of the Ivy League in making SAT and ACT test scores optional this year amid the coronavirus.
With Layoffs Mounting, Educators Protest Sweeping Public Education CutsAs layoff notices go out across the state, educators rallied to save their jobs with a caravan through the streets of Brookline Monday.
Framingham Students Call For Removal Of School Resource OfficersFramingham High School students past and present are raising questions about whether or not resource officers are needed in the city’s schools.