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Districts expecting less state education money
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Districts expecting less state education money
Governor Charlie Baker announced Thursday that Massachusetts schools will reopen in the fall under one of three possible scenarios – a full return with social distancing, partial remote teaching, or fully remote.
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Building an inclusive STEM pipeline
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Building an inclusive STEM pipeline
Since 2002, the Biogen Community Lab has provided local teens state-of-the-art lab experiences that can open their eyes to science careers.
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A half century of service at Harvard
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A half century of service at Harvard
David Evans has served as an admissions officer, an assistant dean of freshman, an advisor to first-year students and an advisor to the Harvard Foundation, and has mentored generations of Harvard students over the last 50 years.
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Some question push for fall school opening
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Some question push for fall school opening
As local and state officials are laying groundwork for students to return to school buildings in the fall, some are raising concerns over the potential risks and costs of bringing students back into classrooms.
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Teachers seek to boost engagement with remote learning
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Teachers seek to boost engagement with remote learning
Educators across the city are often struggling to engage students who aren’t showing up for classes or turning in assignments.
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Activists push back on state intervention in BPS
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Activists push back on state intervention in BPS
When state Education Secretary Jeffrey Riley and Boston Public Schools Superintendent Brenda Cassellius signed a memorandum of understanding March 10, the document was meant to set the course for reforms in Boston over the next three years.
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Education officials see opportunity in Massachusetts’ remote learning moment
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Education officials see opportunity in Massachusetts’ remote learning moment
Riley’s call for personalized learning and his denunciation of the so-called “factory model” of education mirror a national discourse around education reform that has picked up steam during the global coronavirus pandemic.
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A rating system tilted against Hub schools
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A rating system tilted against Hub schools
State law gives the Commissioner of Elementary and Secondary Education wide discretion in deciding whether to take partial or complete control of a school or school district.
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Ready to Start a New Career? RCC is Here to Help!
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Ready to Start a New Career? RCC is Here to Help!
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No DESE intervention without parent input
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No DESE intervention without parent input
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City, state agree to benchmarks for progress in schools
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City, state agree to benchmarks for progress in schools
Boston Public Schools Superintendent Brenda Cassellius last week signed a memorandum of understanding with State Department of Elementary and Secondary Education Commissioner Jeffrey Riley agreeing on a course of action to correct inequities in the city’s schools.
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New policy on sharing BPS info with Boston Police
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New policy on sharing BPS info with Boston Police
Two months after a local civil rights group accused Boston Public Schools of sharing students’ information with federal immigration authorities, the city is proposing a new policy officials say will clarify the protocols for sharing that information with law enforcement and other groups.
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