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Should School Start Later For Teenagers?

Doctors say middle school and high school classes should not start before 8:30 a.m.

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TSM

Charges To Be Filed In Keith Middle School Vandalism

Two adults and eleven juveniles will be charged in connection with the break-in and vandalism at the Keith Middle School.
The school department identified the two adults as 18-year-old Roger Abreau and 20-year-old Aires Ross of New Bedford

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Backpack Safety Tips For Parents

With school starting up for kids all across the country, there are some things parents need to think about when buying their children backpacks.

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Jim Phillips - TSM

UMassD Expansion Project Meets Fundraising Milestone

A major fundraising milestone has been reached at UMass Dartmouth.

The Charlton Trust recently donated $3 million for the expansion of the Charlton School of Business on campus. The pledge was contingent on the university raising $1

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An Edible Playground Fills A School With Students [VIDEO]

Outdoor spaces can inspire us to commit ourselves to the next generation of children. 

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Wareham Police Department

Gun Report At Wareham School Turns Up Nothing

A bit of a scare near the Decas Elementary School in Wareham this morning, after students reported to school officials saying they had seen two men walking by the school carrying a gun.

Police were notified of the claims, and all precautionary measures at the school were taken, and a search of the perimeter of the Decas School was conducted

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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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Getty Images

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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NECN

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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