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Excerpts from Interview with Roger Abrams, Morgan v. Hennigan Lawyer

As mentioned in the previous post, I recently interviewed Roger Abrams, who was part of the plaintiffs’ legal team that tried Morgan v Hennigan in 1972.   781 more words

School Nurse Mary Ellen Monahan talks about what happens when parents can't get off from work to pick up their sick children

School Nurse Mary Ellen Monahan talks about what happens when parents can’t get off from work to pick up their sick children.

That’s why she supports Question 4. 10 more words

Success and Failure at BPS

Implicit bias training. Human capital. Diversifying the pipeline. All phrases thrown around at a September 30th hearing at the Boston City Council to discuss the lack of diversity of the faculty of the Boston Public Schools. 922 more words

I-Team: Local Schools Using Subpar Football Helmets

BOSTON (CBS) – Football helmets are the first line of defense for high school football players’ heads and brains. As the focus on concussions has taken a higher profile, so have reviews of the helmets players wear. 711 more words

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Introducing Ellen Brandenberger: A New Teacher Voice at Gradeable

In her time in the classroom, Ellen, or Ms. Ellen as she was known by her 5th grade students, experienced the challenge that grading presented to many teachers. 487 more words

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Boston May Swap MCAS For PARCC In Most Schools

BOSTON (CBS) —  There might be no MCAS test for elementary and middle school students in Boston this spring.

The school committee will consider a proposal Wednesday night to replace MCAS for grades 3-8 with the PARCC exams, a testing system that’s been developed by several states, including Massachusetts. 237 more words

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