School News

More Schools Pursue 'Innovation Pathways'

August 1, 2019 | Dian Schaffhauser
Four schools have received approval in Massachusetts to launch new "Innovation Pathway" programs this year and next. The goal of the programs will be to give students experience in specific industry through a combination of college courses and internships.
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Baker-Polito Administration Honors Outstanding Educators

June 21, 2019 | Cape Cod Today Staff
BOSTON — State officials this week recognized the Massachusetts Teacher of the Year and other recipients of the Commonwealth’s top honors for educators.
 
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White Teachers Working to Create Equitable Schools Must Accept That Race Impacts How We Teach

June 20, 2019 | Amanda Finizio
I remember the moment clearly. It was my sophomore year of college and we were in a crowded cafeteria. A friend asked me to identify the partner I was working with on a class project, so I pointed him out from across the room.
 
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Using restorative practices to build healthy relationships between students

June 16, 2019 | Anita Fritz
GREENFIELD — The Mediation and Training Collaborative’s Restorative Practices Project has completed a year-long study and will continue to work with local schools to integrate ways for teachers, staff and administrators to build strong, healthy relationships between students, as well as the ent
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Massachusetts high schools with the highest rates of attending college after graduation

May 31, 2019 | Michelle Williams
Just under 68,000 students graduated from public high schools across high school last year. How many went on to college. 
 
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Lawmakers hear from Cape Cod educators on funding

May 14, 2019 | Cynthia McCormick
HYANNIS — The charts and data a group of state senators brought to a listening session last week with Cape Cod educators showed school officials what they already experience on a daily basis.
 
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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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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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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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