Massachusetts School Mask Mandate Goes Into EffectA statewide mask mandate for Massachusetts schools officially went into effect on Wednesday afternoon.
Massachusetts School Mask Mandate Given OK By Board Of EducationEducation Commissioner Jeffrey Riley was granted the authority to put a mask mandate in place for all students and educators.
High Schools Return To In-Person Learning Gives Seniors 'Some Sense Of Closure,' Says Education CommissionerMassachusetts Education Commissioner Jeffrey Riley said it is critical for high school students to get back in the classroom, even for a short time this year.
Schools Have 'More Than Enough Time' To Prepare For Return To In-Person Learning, Riley SaysThis week Massachusetts informed elementary and middle schools that they face April deadlines for returning to in-person learning on a full-time basis.
Mass. School Board Votes To Allow Education Commissioner To Begin In-Person Learning PlanThe Massachusetts school board granted the education commissioner the authority to start the process of ending remote and hybrid learning.
Mass. Teachers Union Slams Plan To Remove Remote Learning As 'Waving A Magic Wand'Massachusetts Teachers Association president Merrie Najimy slammed the state’s plan to bring all elementary school students back to classrooms for in-person learning by April.
Mass. Aims To Take Remote, Hybrid Learning 'Off The Table,' Bring Students Back To ClassroomsMassachusetts hopes for all elementary school students to be learning in person by April.
Mass. Education Commissioner Pushes For In-Person Learning For High-Needs Students In Largest DistrictsJeffrey Riley, commissioner of elementary and secondary education, is urging public school districts in Boston, Worcester and Springfield to bring high-needs students back to the classroom for in-person learning.
Receiver Named For Lawrence SchoolsA Boston school official was tapped Wednesday by Massachusetts education officials to serve as receiver for the Lawrence public schools.