Massachusetts

Seen as an Obama administration ally on education, the freshman Democrat fills a spot left vacant by Sen. Edward M. Kennedy's death.
October 7, 2009 – Education Week
The U.S. Department of Education's inspector general says Connecticut, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania and other states are using stimulus money to plug budget holes, not boost school aid.
October 7, 2009 – Education Week
The first teachers’ union contract approved for one of Massachusetts’ 57 charter schools that operate outside a local public school district will allow performance-based teacher pay and a longer school day.
September 23, 2009 – Education Week
Massachusetts debates academic merits of charter schools for that student group as lawmakers consider their expansion.
September 16, 2009 – Education Week
The Massachusetts Democrat, who died Tuesday, put an indelible stamp on education policy, from Head Start to NCLB, earning respect across the political aisle.
September 2, 2009 – Education Week
The Massachusetts Democrat, who died Tuesday, put an indelible stamp on education policy, from Head Start to NCLB, earning respect across the political aisle.
August 26, 2009 – Education Week
Charter school supporters in Massachusetts filed proposed ballot initiatives to end restrictions on the number of such schools allowed in the state.
August 12, 2009 – Education Week
A study finds Hispanic 10th graders born in South America are performing better in math and English than those born in Central America or the U.S.
June 10, 2009 – Education Week
Students can work alongside similarly gifted peers and nurture their talents in ways generally unavailable in American schools.
June 3, 2009 – Education Week
Massachusetts schools chief wants to ensure that elementary teachers have the content necessary to lay students’ math foundation.
May 20, 2009 – Education Week

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