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Community Readiness: Emerging Pre-K Plans Across Massachusetts

“We now know there are more kids in more programs, but clearly not enough, clearly not enough,” Chris Martes, president and CEO of Strategies for Children, told the 100 participants at a meeting that was held last month in downtown Boston for the community teams from across Massachusetts that are focused on expanding preschool opportunities for children and families. 488 more words


Governor Baker's FY '18 Budget Proposal

Yesterday, Governor Baker released his state budget proposal for fiscal year 2018. The $40.5 billion budget represents a 4.3 percent increase over current year spending. 124 more words


What will be the economic impact of marijuana legalization?

‘Yes on 4’ advocates and state official clash over ballot referendum

By Stephanie Murray

When Massachusetts State Senator Jason M. Lewis boarded a plane to Colorado in January to study the impact of marijuana legalization as part of the Massachusetts Special Senate Committee on Marijuana, he didn’t have an opinion about the drug. 1,687 more words

Peyser outlines corporate agenda for higher ed

Mass. Education Secretary said current public higher education system is “a formula for mediocrity” 462 more words


DailyDouble: State primaries held today, UMass Labor Center fight hits front page

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 Amherst admins force out Labor Center director

UMass to gut Labor Studies program unless it becomes a “revenue generator,” says former director. 991 more words