Public Education

Massachusetts Teachers Are Paid This Much
You may be surprised to see MassLive's list of how much teachers are paid by school districts.
Some teachers are paid $100,803 in Carlisle, while others are paid around $35,000 or so in Gosnold. Why the huge disparity? Isn't their job the same; to give their very best so the kids can grow u…
Baker Announces Education Campaign on Opioid Addiction
Gov. Charlie Baker is launching a new public education campaign aimed at combatting opioid addiction by stripping away some of the stigma around talking about the problem.
Baker said the campaign will try to drive home the point that addiction is an illness, not a moral failure...
Baker’s Education Choice Comes Under Fire
The state's biggest teacher union is faulting Gov. Charlie Baker for tapping another charter school advocate for a top state education post.
The Republican governor, a charter school fan, named Paul Sagan on Friday as chairman of the 11-member Board of Elementary and Secondary Education...
Walsh Sworn-In As Mayor Of Boston
Martin Walsh is officially Boston's 54th mayor, succeeding Tom Menino who held the office for 20 years.
At his swearing-in at Boston College, Wash said his priorities include addressing urban violence, creating a world-class public school system, and job creation. 
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