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Investopedia
State of U.S. Education May Harm Economic GrowthThe statistics speak volumes: the United States is in dire need of education re
State of U.S. Education May Harm Economic Growth
Investopedia / Posted 6 days ago
The statistics speak volumes: the United States is in dire need of education reform. On the 2013 National Assessment of Education Progress (NAEP) reading test, 66 percent of all U.S. fourth graders scored as below proficient. For low-income students,... Read more
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Boston Herald
Consultant’s tie to DCF leader draws scrutinyThe state’s top child welfare official tapped a former close colleague to help
Consultant’s tie to DCF leader draws scrutiny
Boston Herald / Posted 12 days ago
The state’s top child welfare official tapped a former close colleague to help probe the embattled agency’s handling of the Jack Loiselle case — raising questions about the consultant’s ability to view the case objectively. Etta Lappen Davis, a... Read more
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MedCity News
Price transparency regulation: Spotty staff training poses challenge to enforcementLet’s say you’re having trouble reading this. The words are a little fuzzy. You
Price transparency regulation: Spotty staff training poses challenge to enforcement
MedCity News / Posted 14 days ago
Let’s say you’re having trouble reading this. The words are a little fuzzy. You might need glasses or a new prescription. So you call to make an appointment for an eye exam and ask how much the visit will cost. You’re going to pay for the appointment... Read more
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Boston Herald
Family of dead foster girl wants DCF probeThe heartbroken mother and grandparents of a 2-year-old girl who died in foster
Family of dead foster girl wants DCF probe
Boston Herald / Posted 14 days ago
The heartbroken mother and grandparents of a 2-year-old girl who died in foster care in an Auburn home where another toddler was hospitalized in critical condition are demanding a full-scale investigation of the Department of Children and Families by... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
How Much Is That Eye Exam? Study Probes The Elusive Quest For Health Care PricesBOSTON - Let's say you're having trouble reading this. The words are a little f
How Much Is That Eye Exam? Study Probes The Elusive Quest For Health Care Prices
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 17 days ago
BOSTON - Let's say you're having trouble reading this. The words are a little fuzzy. You might need glasses or a new prescription. So you call to make an appointment for an eye exam and ask how much the visit will cost. You're going to pay for the... Read more
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FOX 25 Boston
Some Mass. healthcare providers failing to provide pricing informationBOSTON (MyFoxBoston.com) - Massachusetts was the first state in the country to
Some Mass. healthcare providers failing to provide pricing information
FOX 25 Boston / Posted 18 days ago
BOSTON (MyFoxBoston.com) - Massachusetts was the first state in the country to pass a law requiring healthcare providers and insurers to make prices for procedures available to patients before procedures, but almost two years later a consumer... Read more
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Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Common Core ballot initiative poised to ignite hot topic Supporters of the state’s Common Core-based educational standards have grown
Common Core ballot initiative poised to ignite hot topic
Worcester Telegram & Gazette / Posted 21 days ago
Supporters of the state’s Common Core-based educational standards have grown used to the hostility — most were not surprised the mere mention of the standards at Thursday night’s Republican... Read more
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Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Common Core ballot initiative poised to ignite hot topic Posted Aug. 8, 2015 at 8:38 PM Posted Aug. 8, 2015 at 8:38 PM Supporters of
Common Core ballot initiative poised to ignite hot topic
Worcester Telegram & Gazette / Posted 22 days ago
Posted Aug. 8, 2015 at 8:38 PM Posted Aug. 8, 2015 at 8:38 PM Supporters of the state’s Common Core-based educational standards have grown used to the hostility — most were not surprised the... Read more
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Boston Herald
Flynn: Kids, families deserve moreAll kids deserve a great education — whether it’s in a public or private school
Flynn: Kids, families deserve more
Boston Herald / Posted 28 days ago
All kids deserve a great education — whether it’s in a public or private school — and a forum last week in Boston celebrated the progress that’s being made, especially in Catholic schools. The Pioneer Institute, a leading research center, hosted the... Read more

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