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Making good choices; sheriff, inmate offer SouthCoast students powerful lesson

January 19, 2018 | By The Standard-Times

Rocco opened his presentation with a simple question.

“How’s everyone doing today?”

But before any of the ninth-graders from Atlantis Charter School in Fall River could say anything, Rocco stepped in and answered for them.

“You’re doing a lot better than me.”

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High school students attend annual Model Congress at AIC

January 12, 2018 | Sy Becker

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Dozens of students from 10 western Massachusetts high schools have completed their second day at the 78th annual Model Congress at American International College.

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Codman Academy offers all students free dental, vision care

January 11, 2018 | Daniel Sheehan

Gayathri Srinivasan, O.D. examines Codman Academy student Antoinette Webster. Dr. Srinivasan is the attending pediatric optometrist at the Codman Square Health Center. Photo courtesy Scotland Huber/Codman Square Health Center

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A School's Way To Fight Phones In Class: Lock 'Em Up

January 11, 2018 | TOVIA SMITH

Any teacher will tell you, class has never been the same since kids started coming to school with cellphones. Ancient Roman history will pretty much never win the day when competing with Snapchat and Instagram.

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Franklin: Charter school to construct new building

January 11, 2018 | By Scott Calzolaio

FRANKLIN – Though not quite ready to break ground, Benjamin Franklin Classical Charter Public School will be leaving its Main Street location for a more spacious area at 100 Financial Park, previously the address of Putnam Investments.

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KIPP Students Help Design Therapeutic Toys for Kids with Cerebral Palsy


LYNN — Eighth graders at KIPP Academy spent the past month embracing the world of engineering design and STEM research so they could lend helping hands.

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Diversity lessons: A well-integrated Massachusetts public school is a rare commodity. We’re making a virtue of that for our students and families.

January 9, 2018 | Shannah Varón

IN A CITY with a difficult history of race relations, one of the most important strengths schools can give our students is the ability to communicate across racial lines.

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Roslindale student attends Massachusetts Conference for Women

January 8, 2018

Kiera Fair, of Roslindale, recently received the opportunity to attend the Massachusetts Conference for Women in Boston.

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Fall River kids rack their brains at robotics competition

January 6, 2018 | Brian Fraga

FALL RIVER — Wielding a device that resembled a video game controller, 14-year-old Angelo Nielsen carefully maneuvered his robot into position to pick up a plastic cone.

Mission accomplished.

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Boston Collegiate Charter School celebrates fourth annual Festival of Cultures

January 3, 2018

Boston Collegiate Charter School (BCCS) held its fourth annual Festival of Cultures, an event that invites students, families, staff and faculty to celebrate and embrace the diversity represented in the BCCS community.

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