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Lowell Sun
Wilmington TM limits detox center sitingtrain station and a liquor store. Many were also worried about the potential of
Lowell Sun / Posted 5 hours ago
train station and a liquor store. Many were also worried about the potential of their home values decreasing. MJ Byrnes, a School Committee member who lives near the site, has been vocal in her opinion that detox facilities should not be near... Read more
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Boston Globe
Framingham gets ready to become a city Jan. 1after the city’s first inauguration in the new year. Mayor-elect Yvonne Spicer
Boston Globe / Posted 10 hours ago
after the city’s first inauguration in the new year. Mayor-elect Yvonne Spicer, along with the City Council and a new School Committee, will be sworn in on Jan. 1 when the state’s largest town officially becomes a city. Framingham residents... Read more
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Boston Globe
Milton 8th grader suspended for bringing Boy Scout knife to school, mother saysPrincipal Karen L. Spaulding and Milton School Superintendent Mary C. Gormley f
Boston Globe / Posted 11 hours ago
Principal Karen L. Spaulding and Milton School Superintendent Mary C. Gormley for comment. Several members of the Milton School Committee did not respond to requests for comment. But at least one member said the board will likely look into how... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Wilmington changes zoning to restrict medical facilities to industrial areastrain station and a liquor store. Many were also worried about the potential of
Lowell Sun / Posted 21 hours ago
train station and a liquor store. Many were also worried about the potential of their home values decreasing. MJ Byrnes, a School Committee member, has been vocal in her opinion that detox facilities should not be near residential areas. Byrnes has... Read more
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Boston Herald
BPS opens discussion on schedule changesbusiness group. Superintendent Tommy Chang, in a letter yesterday to parents,
Boston Herald / Posted yesterday
business group. Superintendent Tommy Chang, in a letter yesterday to parents, said BPS plans to adhere to the policy the school committee approved Dec. 6, prioritizing starting secondary schools after 8 a.m. and dismissing elementary school... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Unfair labor in Westford schools?the override this spring and not at a future point -- but never yielded a resul
Lowell Sun / Posted yesterday
the override this spring and not at a future point -- but never yielded a result. Both Superintendent Everett Olsen and School Committee Chair Terry Ryan, speaking in separate interviews, both described the breakdown in contract talks as... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Officials again feeling the heat over balky Lowell High boilerin the 1980s portion of the building. Then last week, in the wake of the high s
Lowell Sun / Posted yesterday
in the 1980s portion of the building. Then last week, in the wake of the high school being without heat in November, the School Committee voted to create a comprehensive maintenance strategy for the district's 28 schools. On Friday, Lauren... Read more
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Boston Herald
Boston schools put brakes on new start timesweek's 10 meetings...) The move comes after four hours of often angry parent t
Boston Herald / Posted yesterday
week's 10 meetings...) The move comes after four hours of often angry parent testimony Wednesday night followed by two School Committee members urging the board to “revisit” early start times that are set to take effect next school year, to the... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Officials feeling the heat over faulty Lowell High boilerin the 1980s portion of the building. Then last week, in the wake of the high s
Lowell Sun / Posted yesterday
in the 1980s portion of the building. Then last week, in the wake of the high school being without heat in November, the School Committee voted to create a comprehensive maintenance strategy for the district's 28 schools. On Friday, Lauren... Read more
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Lowell Sun
What we are working onled to Demoulas' return. The event was covered by Reporter Aaron Curtis, acurti
Lowell Sun / Posted yesterday
led to Demoulas' return. The event was covered by Reporter Aaron Curtis, acurtis@lowellsun.com. Tempers flared at Dracut School Committee meeting earlier this week when members disagreed over the best approach to financial reporting and whether... Read more
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Boston Globe
Civil rights groups hit school start planacross the city.” The transportation deficit came to light around midnight dur
Boston Globe / Posted 2 days ago
across the city.” The transportation deficit came to light around midnight during a budget update at Wednesday night’s School Committee meeting, following more than four hours of public testimony from dozens of parents, students, teachers, and... Read more
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Boston Globe
Federal authorities raid R.I. home in Blackstone bomb probestaff and students.” In his statement, Marano called Giguere a “well-respected
Boston Globe / Posted 2 days ago
staff and students.” In his statement, Marano called Giguere a “well-respected educator” who has the support of the town’s School Committee and the school district’s administration. “We are eager for the authorities to conclude their investigation... Read more
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Boston Herald
School committee members call for board to ‘revisit’ bell timesAfter four hours of often angry parent testimony, two School Committee members
Boston Herald / Posted 2 days ago
After four hours of often angry parent testimony, two School Committee members urged the board to “revisit” early start times that are set to take effect next school year, to the applause of parents. “I think we do have to take this back and... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Chelmsford School Committee member could face recall effort CHELMSFORD -- The mother of the teachers' union president who was placed on a
Lowell Sun / Posted 2 days ago
CHELMSFORD -- The mother of the teachers' union president who was placed on administrative leave last month following a workplace incident is seeking to recall School Committee member John... Read more
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Boston Globe
Tito Jackson looks for one last Boston council fight, stymied by a rule bookto be held later in January. That order had less of a bite than what Jackson ha
Boston Globe / Posted 3 days ago
to be held later in January. That order had less of a bite than what Jackson had proposed: A resolution demanding that the School Committee hold a new hearing on the new start time plans, before school assignments begin on Jan. 3. The School... Read more
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Boston Globe
In Quincy, ‘Yakoo’ stirs up a debate about school mascotsparents group, called Citywide PTO, wrote in a recent letter to Superintendent
Boston Globe / Posted 3 days ago
parents group, called Citywide PTO, wrote in a recent letter to Superintendent Richard DeChristofaro and the Quincy School Committee. The organization argued that schools should be teaching students to value and respect each other’s... Read more
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The Inquirer and Mirror
Community School director resignsleft her post as director of the Nantucket Community School last week, six mont
The Inquirer and Mirror / Posted 3 days ago
left her post as director of the Nantucket Community School last week, six months after she was called on the carpet by the School Committee for running up a $92,000 operating deficit and the second consecutive year of posting a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ginda'e - Introduction of Digital Librarymanaging director of the administration of the Ginda'e Sub Zone, on his part, e
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
managing director of the administration of the Ginda'e Sub Zone, on his part, expressing readiness of the administration to meet the computer demand of the school called for enhanced contribution on the part of the parents and school... Read more
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Boston Globe
Parents protest new school start timesAbout 200 parents, students, and elected officials Wednesday night pleaded with
Boston Globe / Posted 3 days ago
About 200 parents, students, and elected officials Wednesday night pleaded with the Boston School Committee to halt plans to change start times for dozens of elementary and K-8 schools, arguing it will deprive students of sleep, force families to... Read more
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The Herald News
What you need to know: 3 Fall River area schools go before MSBAthe possibility for a new Diman! — Diman RVTHS (@dimanbengals)December 13, 201
The Herald News / Posted 3 days ago
the possibility for a new Diman! — Diman RVTHS (@dimanbengals)December 13, 2017 Aubin said school leaders, including the school committee, will meet with a consultant in the next two weeks and work to establish a building committee that will... Read more
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CBS 58 Milwaukee
Mother claims child has nightmares of school's "relaxation room"who is not involved in special ed your initial reaction is 'what's going on her
CBS 58 Milwaukee / Posted 3 days ago
who is not involved in special ed your initial reaction is 'what's going on here?'" Pavel Payano, a Lawrence School Committee Member said. However, he went on to explain the room is intended for children with sensory issues and that... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Mother claims child has nightmares of school's "relaxation room"who is not involved in special ed your initial reaction is 'what's going on her
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 3 days ago
who is not involved in special ed your initial reaction is 'what's going on here?'" Pavel Payano, a Lawrence School Committee Member said. However, he went on to explain the room is intended for children with sensory issues and that... Read more
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CBS News
School's "relaxation room" gave child nightmares, mom sayswho is not involved in special ed your initial reaction is 'what's going on her
CBS News / Posted 3 days ago
who is not involved in special ed your initial reaction is 'what's going on here?'" Pavel Payano, a Lawrence School Committee Member said. However, he went on to explain the room is intended for children with sensory issues and that... Read more
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Lowell Sun
No state funding for a new or renovated Chelmsford High Schooland town will be addressing school facility and property needs as funding allow
Lowell Sun / Posted 3 days ago
and town will be addressing school facility and property needs as funding allows, he said. Lang said he anticipates the School Committee will hold a working session sometime over the next month to prioritize needs outlined in the comprehensive... Read more
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South Sound Business Examiner
Changes to faculty, programs at Pacific Lutheran Universityof our faculty. This work is the next step in helping PLU remain true to its mi
South Sound Business Examiner / Posted 4 days ago
of our faculty. This work is the next step in helping PLU remain true to its mission.” The moves come after members of a school committee reviewed enrollment data, talked to academic leaders and analyzed the higher education landscape to develop... Read more
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Boston Globe
Parents question educational benefits of 7:15 school startsearly risers doesn’t apply to my family.” Anadu is among dozens of Boston fami
Boston Globe / Posted 4 days ago
early risers doesn’t apply to my family.” Anadu is among dozens of Boston families planning to turn out for Wednesday’s School Committee meeting to protest changes in school start times that will cause many elementary and K-8 schools to begin... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Group forms to seek answers about firing of longtime high school coachRelated Stories Members of the newly formed group Coaches and Kids Matter once
Bangor Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
Related Stories Members of the newly formed group Coaches and Kids Matter once again attended the last York School Committee meeting, sporting their blue and white buttons and T-shirts — a sign, said member Kent Kilgore, that the group is “not going... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Fire extinguishers do the job with proper techniquesat the Schuylkill County Emergency Services Training Center fire school near Fr
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 5 days ago
at the Schuylkill County Emergency Services Training Center fire school near Frackville. He is a member of the fire school committee and is a state-certified suppression instructor and does adjunct work for the Pennsylvania State Fire... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
York hires new basketball coach under ‘extraordinary circumstances’the York High School freshmen boys basketball team held its opening game Friday
Bangor Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
the York High School freshmen boys basketball team held its opening game Friday, coaching the game was Josh Herbein, son of School Committee member David Herbein. The School Committee Wednesday night voted to employ him under an exception to the... Read more
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Boston Globe
Milton Glass, 88, who helped keep Gillette independent in corporate raider eraresearch and better understanding of TMJ, or temporomandibular joint disorders.
Boston Globe / Posted 7 days ago
research and better understanding of TMJ, or temporomandibular joint disorders. When he was chairman of the Mashpee School Committee, Mr. Glass supported efforts by the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe to reclaim their ancestral lands, according to... Read more
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Boston Herald
Boston parents balk at new start times for schoolsand be reflective of the feedback we’ve heard during our robust community engag
Boston Herald / Posted 8 days ago
and be reflective of the feedback we’ve heard during our robust community engagement process, as well as reflect the new School Committee policy.” The district says it is in talks with its more than 800 partners in the city to make changes for... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Race for Chelmsford school board heats upCHELMSFORD - Donna Newcomb, a Lowell schoolteacher and involved member of the c
Lowell Sun / Posted 8 days ago
CHELMSFORD - Donna Newcomb, a Lowell schoolteacher and involved member of the community, will run for School Committee in the spring. Newcomb is the first announced candidate who will run against Vice Chairman Sal Lupoli, whose first term is up in... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Second Lowell High teacher put on paid leaverequests for comment. "The individual has been put on administrative leave, whi
Lowell Sun / Posted 8 days ago
requests for comment. "The individual has been put on administrative leave, which is our policy pending an investigation," School Committee member Jackie Doherty said. Doherty deferred further comment to the school administration. Social studies... Read more
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Boston Globe
Parents blast BPS plan for new school start timesin an effort to let more high school students sleep in and to get more younger
Boston Globe / Posted 8 days ago
in an effort to let more high school students sleep in and to get more younger students out of school before 4 p.m. The School Committee approved that policy Wednesday night without examining any data on how the policy change would affect... Read more
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Boston Globe
Parents blast BPS plan for new school start timesin an effort to let more high school students sleep in and to get more younger
Boston Globe / Posted 8 days ago
in an effort to let more high school students sleep in and to get more younger students out of school before 4 p.m. The School Committee approved that policy Wednesday night without examining any data on how the policy change would affect... Read more
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The Herald News
2017 Herald News Newsmaker of the Year nominee: Mark ShaneDemocrats or Republicans. It’s not about Donald Trump. It’s about respect,” Sha
The Herald News / Posted 8 days ago
Democrats or Republicans. It’s not about Donald Trump. It’s about respect,” Shane said, a father of four who had been a School Committee member in the early 1990s. Shane built a fire pit to burn Pats memorabilia and added patriotic flags and... Read more
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hcam.tv
Superintendent Search Update Interviews and Public Forums Links AvailableHopkinton, MA DATE: Friday, December 8, 2017 The Hopkinton School Committee i
hcam.tv / Posted 8 days ago
Hopkinton, MA DATE: Friday, December 8, 2017 The Hopkinton School Committee is pleased to announce that the interviews and public forums conducted with each Finalist have been posted to HCAM and can be viewed by accessing the following link:... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Another Lowell High teacher under investigation for inappropriate conduct with studentrequests for comment. "The individual has been put on administrative leave, whi
Lowell Sun / Posted 8 days ago
requests for comment. "The individual has been put on administrative leave, which is our policy pending an investigation," School Committee member Jackie Doherty said. Doherty deferred further comment to the school administration. Social Studies... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
Brockton schools work to tackle social media pitfallstouch on both the positive and negative aspects of the technology. The pair ga
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 8 days ago
touch on both the positive and negative aspects of the technology. The pair gave an overview of the new program to the School Committee this week. “There’s bad parts about social media, but these kids, they don’t know that,” Anderson told the... Read more
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Boston Globe
Madison Park students walk out of classand then back down into the lobby. They immediately drew the attention of high-
Boston Globe / Posted 9 days ago
and then back down into the lobby. They immediately drew the attention of high-ranking officials, who invited then into the School Committee chambers to hear them out. “It’s kind of emotional,” said Kevin Yanes, a student just before the meeting... Read more
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The Herald News
Prayer trees latest addition to Forest of Light at First Parish in TauntonArea Vietnam Veterans Association and Progressive Taunton also decorated trees.
The Herald News / Posted 9 days ago
Area Vietnam Veterans Association and Progressive Taunton also decorated trees. School-related sponsors included Taunton School Committee member Carol Doherty, the Friedman School, and the Leddy Preschool, which dedicated its sponsorship for the... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
Advance historic page from May 19, 1934: 18 graduate from School of NursingPledge, the graduates are presented with their diplomas and pins by Dr. William
Staten Island Advance / Posted 9 days ago
Pledge, the graduates are presented with their diplomas and pins by Dr. William R. Janeway, chairman of the training school committee. The commencement speaker is Dr. Albert E. Shipley, deputy commissioner of the Department of Hospitals, who... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Lowell has state support for new high schoolthe project until a clearer consensus emerged. In November, pro-downtown candid
Lowell Sun / Posted 9 days ago
the project until a clearer consensus emerged. In November, pro-downtown candidates won majorities on the City Council and School Committee, and a non-binding ballot question went strongly in favor of downtown. MSBA staff said Thursday that Lowell... Read more
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Boston Herald
Boston teens, middle schoolers get later school start timemake sure that our students and families are set up for success, and they deser
Boston Herald / Posted 9 days ago
make sure that our students and families are set up for success, and they deserve nothing less.” It comes after the Boston School Committee approved a new bell time policy that aims to increase the number of high school students starting after 8... Read more
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Boston Globe
Salem Children’s Charity finds new host for Christmas fund-raiserhelped as many as 1,000 kids. “We have some desperately poor kids,” said Walsh
Boston Globe / Posted 9 days ago
helped as many as 1,000 kids. “We have some desperately poor kids,” said Walsh, a retired educator who serves on the Salem School Committee. With just days to go, the charity now is focused on getting the word out about the new location. The... Read more
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Boston Globe
Eighty-five percent of Boston schools will get new start timesbacklash began brewing on social media, especially among parents of younger chi
Boston Globe / Posted 9 days ago
backlash began brewing on social media, especially among parents of younger children. “Incredible lack of transparency by School Committee to vote on changes w/o knowing impact on each school,” tweeted a parent from the Hernandez K-8 School in... Read more
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Boston Herald
Boston high schoolers to hit snooze button: First bell pushed backwill be getting new bell times. Letters are going home to families today, BPS
Boston Herald / Posted 9 days ago
will be getting new bell times. Letters are going home to families today, BPS officials said. It comes after the Boston School Committee approved a new bell time policy - the first since 2005 - that aims to increase the number of high school... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Lowell has MSBA support, but must submit modified high school planthe project until a clearer consensus emerged. In November, pro-downtown candid
Lowell Sun / Posted 9 days ago
the project until a clearer consensus emerged. In November, pro-downtown candidates won majorities on the City Council and School Committee, and a non-binding ballot question went strongly in favor of downtown. MSBA staff said Thursday that Lowell... Read more
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Lowell Sun
What we are working onin store for LeLacheur Park. Reporter Todd Feathers, tfeathers@lowellsun.com, h
Lowell Sun / Posted 9 days ago
in store for LeLacheur Park. Reporter Todd Feathers, tfeathers@lowellsun.com, has a story from Wednesday night's Lowell School Committee. Apparently, there's differences between committee members and School Supt. Salah Khelfaoui over the... Read more
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Boston Herald
School start times to be announced todaya problem nobody thought we could solve and we’re going to solve it this evenin
Boston Herald / Posted 9 days ago
a problem nobody thought we could solve and we’re going to solve it this evening,” Superintendent Tommy Chang said after a School Committee meeting. “This is something nobody thought was possible and they literally have run these scenarios ... It... Read more
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