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Schools Running Short on Snow Days

Schools canceling classes because of winter weather in at least 10 states have used up the wiggle room in their academic calendars, forcing them to schedule makeup days or otherwise compensate for lost time

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Massachusetts Supt. To Study 4-Day School Week

The school committee in a western Massachusetts district has given its superintendent the green light to research a switch to a four-day school week.

Mohawk Trail Regional Superintendent Michael Buoniconti told the school committee at Wednesday's meeting that he will report back to them with his findings

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Will Graham, flickr

Boy Excused From Class Due To “Red Sox Fever”

Now that the Boston Red Sox have moved one step closer to the World Series, teachers in Massachusetts may see more students coming down with something one mother called "Red Sox fever."

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Attleboro Mass School Lockdown Lifted [UPDATE]

An Attleboro Mass Middle school wason lockdown after a suspect was reported near the school with a reported firearm.

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Children Benefit From Walking to School

New research from the UK finds that children who walk to school have better concentration and may have a reduced need for ADHD medication.

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Acushnet Library Named After Former Principal

Hundreds of Acushnet residents turned out Thursday night to honor former Ford Middle School Principal John Tavares and name their school's library after him.

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Mass. School Reads Muslim Prayer on 9/11, Not Pledge of Allegiance

A high school in Massachusetts is having to do some explaining after it was discovered that instead of the Pledge of Allegiance, they read a Muslim poem. 

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Mass. School Administrator Convicted of DUI

An assistant principal at a Massachusetts high school has been convicted of drunken driving.

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Providence Schools Hold First Day of Classes

The school year has begun in Providence and several other Rhode Island districts.

Mayor Angel Taveras and Superintendent Susan Lusi planned to greet students and parents arriving at Leviton Dual Language Elementary School on Wednesday morning.

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Fence To Be Installed at Sandy Hook School

Officials in Newtown, Conn., say crews will soon install a black iron fence to block the driveway of the school where a gunman killed 20 first-graders and six educators in December.

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