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Education bill would expand state’s power to intervene in struggling schools

Governor Charlie Baker’s new education proposal would expand the power of the state to intervene in struggling schools, opening up a major front in the coming Beacon Hill debate over how best to revamp the state’s troubled school funding formula. Teachers and other education advocates slammed Baker’s plan, which includes enabling the commissioner of the Department of Elementary and Secondary ... Read More »

Student travel expanding to Attleboro middle schools

ATTLEBORO — International travel for Attleboro students is expanding from the high school to middle schools as educators attempt to make learning come alive. Middle school teacher Doreen Barako took students on a trip to Athens and Rome during this past April vacation and she said plans for more travel are already in the works. England and Scotland are among ... Read More »