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Belmont Educator Named Mass. Teacher Of The Year
A Boston-area social studies teacher is being honored as the Massachusetts Teacher of the Year for 2015.
The honor for Jeffrey Shea, who teaches at Belmont High School, was announced Tuesday by the state Department of Education.
Shea has taught at the school since 2009, introducing initiative ways to …
Exam Shows More Mass. Students Ready for College
The number of Massachusetts high school students who are ready for college is rising after nearly 28 percent of those who took the advance placement exam last year scored a 3 or higher, which is considered a solid indicator of college readiness...