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How Massachusetts Showed the Way on Education Reform

May 13, 2019 | Charles Chieppo and Jamie Gass
We are now nearly four decades beyond the publication of A Nation at Risk, a federal report that indicted the “rising tide of mediocrity” and initiated a well-deserved period of hand-wringing about K-12 public education in the United States.
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Harwich's EOS Foundation Grants Over $100,000 for School Breakfast Excellence

May 10, 2019 | Cape Cod Today Staff
Harwich Port, MA - Yesterday, at its annual morning Healthy Start Awards Ceremony at the Massachusetts State House, the Harwich Port-based Eos Foundation awarded $100,000 to 160 schools across Massachusetts for “Gold Star” school breakfast programs for low-income kids.
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Study: Boston Charter Schools Successfully Scale Up

May 6, 2019 | Charles Fain Lehman
Boston's charter school system continued to prove effective at raising test scores and college entrance rates even after doubling the number of students it serves, a study released Monday finds.
 
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Courage is contagious, says Voices Against Injustice award winner

May 5, 2019 | Buck Anderson
SALEM — The city sent out a powerful message Sunday night at its annual Human Rights and Social Justice awards ceremony.
 
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OUR VIEW: Legislative delegation should let Alma neighborhood school go forward

May 4, 2019 | SouthCoast Today
State Rep. Chris Markey has filed a home rule petition with the state Legislature that would allow Alma del Mar to operate a 450-seat neighborhood charter school in New Bedford.
 
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Local teens to compete in May 17 Mass. Envirothon

May 2, 2019 | The Standard-Times
Abundant, affordable healthy food is current issue
 
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Two local teens head to August Wilson Monologue Competition in NYC

May 2, 2019 | Celina Colby

On May 6, two Boston area students will compete in the National August Wilson Monologue Competition.

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Massachusetts Teacher Pay Third-Highest In U.S.

May 1, 2019 | Jason Claffey
Massachusetts teachers are among the most highly paid in the country. Bay State teachers' average salaries ranked third-highest in the country, according to a nationwide analysis published this week by one of the country's largest education unions.
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Sturgis Charter Ranks #3 High School in Massachusetts

May 1, 2019 | Cape Cod Today Staff
US News and World Reports has once again ranked Sturgis Charter Public School in Hyannis as among the best of high schools in the nation.
 
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Student-focused Wilderness Stewardship Program takes shape at Muddy Pond

April 30, 2019 | Northeast Wilderness Trust
At the Muddy Pond Wilderness Preserve in southeast Massachusetts, Northeast Wilderness Trust’s Joe Falconeiri has been spearheading a quiet effort to better connect local youth with a wilderness ethic through specialized programming. 
 
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