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Burlington High School Now Included in Boston Magazine Rankings

Burlington High School Now Included in Boston Magazine Rankings

Magazine corrects 2014 Best High Schools list.
When is the First Day of School in Burlington?

When is the First Day of School in Burlington?

Freshman orientation takes place next week while all students return in September.
What are School Supply List 'Must Haves'?

What are School Supply List 'Must Haves'?

Back-to-school shopping has already started for supplies such as pencils and scissors.
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.
Burlington Teachers Team Up to Make Prosthetic for Young Boy

Burlington Teachers Team Up to Make Prosthetic for Young Boy

Marshall Simmonds Middle School science teacher Jourdan Marino and technology education teacher Kevin Kille worked together to create a prosthetic hand.
Burlington Students Prepared for New Digital Assessment Test

Burlington Students Prepared for New Digital Assessment Test

They will take the PARCC (Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers) test.
Six Burlington Schools Will Take Possible MCAS Replacement Test

Six Burlington Schools Will Take Possible MCAS Replacement Test

Eighteen states worked together to develop the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) exam.
Burlington Students Earn Top Marks at UMass Dartmouth

Burlington Students Earn Top Marks at UMass Dartmouth

Congratulations to the students on their academic achievements.
Burlington Students Earn Dean's List Spot at Roger Williams University

Burlington Students Earn Dean's List Spot at Roger Williams University

Congratulations to the students on their academic achievements!
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.
Red Devils Track and Field Compete in Middlesex Meet

Red Devils Track and Field Compete in Middlesex Meet

Burlington's boys and girls track teams competed in Boston on Monday.
Burlington Schools Closing Due to Weather

Burlington Schools Closing Due to Weather

Winter break will continue until Monday.
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.
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.
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.