Mass. Education Secretary said current public higher education system is “a formula for mediocrity” 462 more words
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Voting in key primaries closes at 8 p.m; UMass Labor Center dispute covered in Boston Globe; Star Trek’s 50th Anniversary. 819 more words
UMass to gut Labor Studies program unless it becomes a “revenue generator,” says former director. 991 more words
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Workforce training gives people the skills they need to get good jobs and support their families. These programs are also important to our Commonwealth more broadly, since we rely on well-educated, highly-skilled workers to sustain our state’s high-wage economy. 255 more words
John F. Kennedy in his famous 1961 inauguration speech called upon Americans to “ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.” Kennedy spoke about an inert obligation Americans have as individuals part of a greater community to better the world around us. 669 more words
The Massachusetts FY17 state budget eliminates funding for full-day kindergarten grants, an important program that supports kindergarten quality and districts’ transition from half- to full-day programs. 570 more words