The U.S. Supreme Court is seeking to use a Massachusetts lawsuit to resolve which federal laws are available to combat gender discrimination in education.
December 2, 2008 – Education Week
The states will experiment with long-range efforts to boost international competitiveness.
November 5, 2008 – Education Week
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The Boston Teacher Residency program has been successful in attracting members of racial- and ethnic- minority groups, as well as in retaining teachers.
October 15, 2008 – Education Week
A state appeals court in Massachusetts has upheld the reinstatement with full back pay of three teachers who were fired by the Lowell school district for “failure to demonstrate fluency in English.”
October 8, 2008 – Education Week
A 2-year-old effort to create universal access to preschool in Massachusetts has done little to get more children in programs, a new report says.
September 17, 2008 – Education Week
Gov. Deval Patrick's agenda would include free access to community college for all state residents, a statewide teacher contract, and an aggressive dropout-prevention program
September 3, 2008 – Education Week
The court will take up an appeal examining whether Title IX provides the exclusive legal remedy for cases of sex discrimination in public schools.
June 18, 2008 – Education Week
The Teaching Policy Fellowship aims to promote ways to retain teachers who have made it successfully through the first years of teaching but may not stay a lifetime.
April 30, 2008 – Education Week
Changing status would free the 20 schools from some district mandates and union work rules.
March 12, 2008 – Education Week
Gov. Patrick’s first State of the Commonwealth speech included a call for lawmakers to move swiftly on a proposed increase in education spending.
February 6, 2008 – Education Week

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