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At Codman Square Health Center, it’s a “win-win” with summer internships

August 16, 2018 | Roy Lincoln Karp

Codman Academy Charter Public School has always felt like a place where good things are happening. That was my impression when I first walked through its front doors 15 years ago and was warmly greeted by two young students.

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Maplewood group positive after hearing Atlantis school transportation plan

August 16, 2018 | Michael Holtzman

FALL RIVER — Atlantis Charter School administrators said they will soon mail letters to their parents on transportation changes after a receptive meeting with members of the Maplewood Neighborhood Association.

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Alma del Mar teachers meet families at home

August 16, 2018 | Aimee Chiavaroli

NEW BEDFORD — Alma del Mar teachers visited homes of their students Thursday before school starts Monday.

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Kids and goats: 4-H returns to Martha’s Vineyard after 25 years.

August 15, 2018 | Gia Rae Winsryg-Ulmer

A sign on North Road in Chilmark invited motorists to stop at Native Earth Teaching Farm for a 4-H Goat Club fundraiser last month. At the farm stand, young people in green 4-H T shirts gave presentations to visitors as they arrived.

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When Higher Functioning Follows Form: Special-Needs Students Flourish in Sensory-Designed Schools

August 15, 2018 | Beth Hawkins

Like other superintendents throughout the country, Connie Hayes has spent recent years puzzling over two related trends: Students in her district’s schools require special education services at younger and younger ages, and their needs are increasingly complex.

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GUEST VIEW: New Bedford families can’t wait: Alma expansion deserves support

August 14, 2018 | Tim Nicolette

While Mayor Mitchell has raised legitimate concerns over the outdated way the state funds our public schools, his characterization that allowing more children a chance at a great public education through charter schools will somehow cause irreparable harm to New Bedford is off the mark.

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Facing the issue of the resegregation of Boston Public Schools

August 13, 2018 | The Boston Globe: Letters

Diversity doesn’t cure failing schools

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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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