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WAM Theatre plans an expansive 10th anniversary season

January 16, 2019 | DAVID DASHIELL

LENOX — WAM Theatre is marking its 10th anniversary season with two, rather than one, Mainstage productions — one in spring, the other in fall; two Fresh Takes readings; and expansion of the WAM education program to include a new Elder Ensemble for women.

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Alma Del Mar, City Agree On Smaller Scale Expansion

January 15, 2019 | TAYLOR CORMIER
NEW BEDFORD — School officials and city and state leaders have agreed upon a plan that would grant Alma del Mar Charter School's request for additional seats in new schools.
 
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New Bedford, Alma del Mar reach pioneering agreement for former Kempton School

January 14, 2019 | Aimee Chiavaroli
NEW BEDFORD — The former Kempton School would re-open under the direction of Alma del Mar in August, if the state education board approves the plan Jan. 22.
 
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Riley proposes novel solution to charter school battle

January 14, 2019 | MICHAEL JONAS

Education officials hope agreement on New Bedford school will be a model

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Ayanna Pressley back in Roxbury for ‘community swearing-in’

January 13, 2019 | KATHLEEN MCKIERNAN

Freshman U.S. Rep. Ayanna Pressley vowed Saturday to tackle inequality in housing, education and to be a voice for the voiceless in Washington as hundreds of supporters pledged to partner with her at Roxbury Community College.

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Bringing teens and elders together: a recipe for self-preservation

January 12, 2019 | EVELINE MACDOUGALL
I spend time every day with a loved one at an assisted living facility. “It’s not exactly home,” she says wistfully. She’s right: it’s Plan B following a memory-scrambling stroke. While the facility is lovely, it’s a bit sterile, like a nice hotel.
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Here are the basics on the bill to reform how Massachusetts schools are funded

January 11, 2019 | Nik DeCosta-Klipa

Massachusetts ranks pretty highly when it comes to its education system, but in some ways it is still falling short.

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Now 20, Boston Collegiate Charter hails its diversity, and its classroom successes

January 10, 2019 | Daniel Sheehan
In the closing weeks of last year, Boston Collegiate Charter School celebrated its 20th anniversary in style by unveiling a series of renovations to its upper level campus on Mayhew Street in Dorchester’s Polish Triangle.
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Momentum growing for ed funding bill

January 9, 2019 | MICHAEL JONAS
SIX MONTHS AFTER the clock ran out on negotiations to revamp the state’s education funding formula, a broad coalition of lawmakers, mayors, and school leaders unveiled legislation on Wednesday to finish that work in the new session now underway on Beacon Hill.
 
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KIPP Girls Basketball Bounces Back With Win Over Fellowship

January 7, 2019 | MIKE ALONGI

LYNN — Things are coming together for the KIPP Academy girls basketball team.

Behind a stellar defensive performance, the Panthers rolled to a 49-15 win over Fellowship Academy at home Monday night.

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