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Boston students catch code: Vertex teams with BPS for learning camp

August 11, 2018 | Kathleen McKiernan

In an effort to make engineering and math more fun for middle school kids and engage more young girls to pursue the STEM fields, Vertex Pharmaceuticals has partnered with Boston Public Schools and i2 Learning in a two-week coding camp this summer.

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Foxborough Central #270 Author Tarah Valin

August 9, 2018 | Foxboro Cable Access

My Students Are Afraid For Their Futures Because Of Our Immigration Policies

August 9, 2018 | Kelly Garcia

We don't need to travel to Texas, Arizona or Mexico to see the suffering and fear resulting from our country’s immigration policy or the trauma it’s inflicting on our children. It’s here in Massachusetts, too.

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Bristol County Savings Bank awards grants to Argosy school, New Bedford Star Kids

August 8, 2018 | The Herald News

TAUNTON — Bristol County Savings Bank, through its Bristol County Savings Charitable Foundation, presented $122,200 in grants to 19 nonprofits in the Fall River/New Bedford area at a ceremony held recently at the Holiday Inn in Taunton.

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Teacher’s Perspective: How My School’s Chinese Immersion Program Is Paving a Pathway to Global Citizenship for Inner-City Students

August 8, 2018 | Yingling Hsu

Their educations often hamstrung by their zip codes, generations of urban kids in places like the Boston neighborhood where I teach graduate from public high schools having passed conventional subjects like math and English, but lacking an awareness and appreciation of other languages and societi

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Local high school students experiencing college life at WNEU

August 6, 2018 | Sy Becker

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) - High school students are getting a chance to experience college life this week at Western New England University.

More than a dozen students from various Western Massachusetts high schools are taking part in the University's mission ignition.

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West Springfield Mayor should allow new Hampden Charter School of Science to bring educational opportunity to area children (Guest viewpoint)

August 6, 2018 | Tricia Canavan and Nancy Urbschat

A decade ago, a group of Turkish educators, joined by a diverse group of community leaders, and parents, created The Hampden Charter School of Science, a new public school to serve 500 children in grades 6-12 from Chicopee, Springfield, Ludlow and West Springfield.

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Guest View: Results for Children are the Real Bottom Line

August 4, 2018 | Will Garner and Jan Baptist

Seven years ago, we made a promise to families in New Bedford that we’d create a school that would put their children on the path to college. We’ve created that school, and the success of our young scholars after just a short time is remarkable.

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Social media can adversely affect teens

August 2, 2018 | NICKEYLA SAMUEL

For my English class at Innovation Academy Charter School I did a project on social media and its effects on self-esteem. I chose this topic because social media is a big part of a teen's everyday life and it can lead to depression and loss of self esteem.

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Alma Del Mar has plans to expand; mayor says he’ll oppose the move

August 1, 2018 | Aimee Chiavaroli

NEW BEDFORD — Alma del Mar applied Wednesday to the state for 1,188 more charter school seats and, if approved, is planning to add two schools in the city.

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