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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 »

Apple-Samsung iPhone Patent Feud Leaves US Supreme Court Struggling

  The fierce, big-money patent fight between Apple and Samsung left the US Supreme Court groping for a solution on Tuesday, as the justices puzzled over how to discern the value of individual design elements in a complex product like an iPhone. (Also see: Apple Wins Appeal Reinstating $119.6 Million Samsung Verdict) The eight justices heard arguments in Samsung’s bid ... Read More »