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Questions remain on how to identify “advanced learners” and fit their work into school structures, and fears of “tracking” students persist as well.
The School Committee approved nearly $500,000 for three professional development consulting contracts, noting “Wall Street rates” and asking “What did we buy?”
The School Committee made the first official move in a third term for Superintendent Jeffrey Young and dueled Tuesday over who gets to work on family engagement issues.
Remediation threatened a September 2015 opening for the city’s first in a round of remodeled schools, but that and various capital projects go on.
Keeping MCAS and delaying use of the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Career test topped Tuesday’s agenda.
Student committee members, scholarship winners and the seven-member Envirothon team – the high school’s first in nearly a decade – were honored Tuesday.
This city, known for being progressive, innovative, smart and diverse, can do better than turn my child’s education into a series of exercises preparing her for standardized tests.
A $140,000 education consultant is promising that his system will show how to correct teacher-education program flaws and even lessen the district’s achievement gap.
The topic has been on the agenda for the School Committee meeting for Tuesday. The recommendation appeared this weekend without fanfare.
School Committee members have praised the city’s response to the arrest of teacher Josh Wairi, while parents have called it “wanting,” “appalling” and “ridiculous.”