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Timeline and Committee to Find New Superintendent Set

Timeline and Committee to Find New Superintendent Set

Mansfield is scheduled to know who the next superintendent of schools will be by December.
Mansfield High School Makes Top 50 in Boston Magazine's High School Rankings.

Mansfield High School Makes Top 50 in Boston Magazine's High School Rankings.

Find out how Mansfield High School compares to other schools around Greater Boston.
Committee of 11 Will Help Find Mansfield's Next Superintendent

Committee of 11 Will Help Find Mansfield's Next Superintendent

Mansfield will use an 11-person search committee to help find a new superintendent.
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.
Bishop Feehan Welcomes Freshmen at Academic Academy

Bishop Feehan Welcomes Freshmen at Academic Academy

Students socialize during group activities and learn about the history and traditions of Bishop Feehan.
Brenda Hodges' Resignation Letter

Brenda Hodges' Resignation Letter

The Mansfield schools superintendent was accused of plagiarizing a graduation speech.
Mansfield Schools Superintendent to Resign Amid Plagiarism Charges

Mansfield Schools Superintendent to Resign Amid Plagiarism Charges

Brenda Hodges' commencement address last month had many similarities to one delivered by U.S. Navy Admiral William McRaven during his commencement address at the University of Texas at Austi
Should Mansfield Superintendent Keep Job After Plagiarism Charges?

Should Mansfield Superintendent Keep Job After Plagiarism Charges?

Hodges' commencement address last month had many similarities to one delivered by U.S. Navy Admiral William McRaven in May.
Petition: School Superintendent Should Resign Over Plagiarism Allegations

Petition: School Superintendent Should Resign Over Plagiarism Allegations

Brenda Hodges was accused of stealing material for her speech during June's graduation ceremony.
School Committee Comes to Teacher Contract Agreement, Opts to Use MCAS

School Committee Comes to Teacher Contract Agreement, Opts to Use MCAS

June 17th’s School Committee meeting included an agreement on teacher contracts and a unanimous decision on proficiency testing.
Mansfield's Jillian Dawn Dreams of Music Stardom

Mansfield's Jillian Dawn Dreams of Music Stardom

She has released a single on iTunes and sang the national anthem at a Boston Celtics game.
Gym Floor to Undergo Repairs at Mansfield High School

Gym Floor to Undergo Repairs at Mansfield High School

The project is expected to cost around $325,000, an increase over the original expected cost of $270,000.
Local Student Punished After Snapchat Sexting

Local Student Punished After Snapchat Sexting

Police said a male student showed "inappropriate" photos to his friends.
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.
School Committee Approves Budget Proposal

School Committee Approves Budget Proposal

The budget proposal approved by the school committee for 2015 would hire new teachers, add funding to special education, and pay for new school supplies.
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.