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MCAS May Be Replaced in Mass. Schools

Measuring school success by MCAS testing may be a thing of the past if a new testing system proves worthy. 

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mortmer,flickr

Massachusetts Takes 5 Spots on 50 Ugliest College Campuses in America List

When you think of college campuses, you think of the unique design that went into them. Complex has decided to take a more in depth look at some campuses, and ranked the ugliest ones.

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defndaines,flickr

Amherst Schools Closed Because of Slick Floors

A Massachusetts school district has canceled classes for the day because floors are too slippery.

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New Bedford Administration Building

School Committee Looks to Improve Communication

Information sharing is one of the most important practices the New Bedford School Committee needs to stay on top of. That's according to Dr. Irwin Blummer, former Superintendent of Schools in Newton, who met with committee members for two hours Thursday night, giving a laundry list of how the committee can communicate more effectively with department heads and other department staff

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USDA Testing Greek Yogurt In School Lunches

The U.S. Department of Agriculture will be testing Greek yogurt as a meat alternative in some federal school lunch programs this fall. 

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Where is the Smartest City in America? The Answer Might Surprise You

There is no argument that America has produced some of the best and brightest in recent time, so what city shines as the smartest?

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Do You Favor More Federal Control of Local Schools? [POLL]

On June 7, 2013, the federal Department of Education announced its plan to 'redesign' public high schools across the nation through their High School Redesign Initiative.

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President Obama Says Catholic Schools Encourage Divisions

President Obama recently said, during his Ireland trip, that towns will remain divided if Catholics have their schools and others have theirs. Why would he say such a thing about faith based schools?

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Fall River Police Looking For Suspicious Individual Near Schools

The Fall River police are looking for someone they believe to be a suspicious person who has been lingering near schools, and has even approached students. 

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TSM

New Bedford’s Innovative Schools Discussed

The designers of the Renaissance and Esperanza Innovation School proposals appeared before the New bedford School Committee Wednesday night to make presentations and answer questions.

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