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Massachusetts Schools Ranked No. 2 in Nation

Massachusetts Schools Ranked No. 2 in Nation

New Jersey topped WalletHub’s "Best and Worst School Systems" list.
Virtual Classes to Offset Snow Days?

Virtual Classes to Offset Snow Days?

One Massachusetts high school gave it a try.
Snow Days Don't Impact Student Learning, Harvard Professor Finds

Snow Days Don't Impact Student Learning, Harvard Professor Finds

New findings from Harvard reveal that keeping schools open during a storm could be potentially more detrimental to learning than school closure.
Should School Have Been Cancelled in Attleboro Wednesday?

Should School Have Been Cancelled in Attleboro Wednesday?

Attleboro residents were sounding off on Facebook Wednesday afternoon.
Attleboro Public Schools Cancelled Wednesday

Attleboro Public Schools Cancelled Wednesday

Attleboro students will have a snow day Wednesday.
School Canceled Friday in Attleboro

School Canceled Friday in Attleboro

School will be closed Friday.
After School Activities Canceled in Attleboro

After School Activities Canceled in Attleboro

The snow has caused after school activities to be canceled in Attleboro.
Attleboro High School Goes Silent in Remembrance of Newtown

Attleboro High School Goes Silent in Remembrance of Newtown

Students participated in "2,000 Acts of Kindness" by remaining silent for a five minute passing period Friday morning.
Common Core: 5 Ways to Help Kids Adapt to New Standards

Common Core: 5 Ways to Help Kids Adapt to New Standards

A list of tips and ideas to help kids adapt to the new national curriculum requirements in school.
When Does School Close for Winter Vacation in Attleboro?

When Does School Close for Winter Vacation in Attleboro?

When do schools shut their doors in Attleboro for the holidays?
Heating System Malfunction Results in Cold Morning for AHS

Heating System Malfunction Results in Cold Morning for AHS

The heating system at Attleboro High School was not working Monday morning. While the system was quickly fixed, two classrooms remained too cold for class.
When Does School Close For Thanksgiving?

When Does School Close For Thanksgiving?

When will students be home next week?
How the Common Core Kills Cursive

How the Common Core Kills Cursive

As cursive becomes endangered in schools, Americans evaluate what it’s really good for.
Understanding Common Core: A Breakdown of the Pros and Cons

Understanding Common Core: A Breakdown of the Pros and Cons

A big change is underway in the world of American education.
Bay State Students: Tops in Nation for Math, Reading

Bay State Students: Tops in Nation for Math, Reading

However, reading scores for Massachusetts fourth graders did dip.
5 Tips to Stop Sexual Violence Among Teens

5 Tips to Stop Sexual Violence Among Teens

A new study reveals that sexual violence among young Americans is a serious problem.
Schools Increasingly Sort Through Students’ Social Media

Schools Increasingly Sort Through Students’ Social Media

One private company estimates it will be monitoring students’ tweets in over 3,000 schools by year’s end.
Today's College Grads Won't Be Able to Retire Until They're 73

Today's College Grads Won't Be Able to Retire Until They're 73

Student loan debt likely will force today's college grads to work longer.