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Medford Teen Severely Injured in Dominican Republic

Medford Teen Severely Injured in Dominican Republic

The recent Medford High graduate was on his senior trip.
Medford High Senior’s Scholarship-Winning Essay

Medford High Senior’s Scholarship-Winning Essay

Lauren Tomaszczuk wrote about how her high school experience influenced her dream of becoming an English teacher.
Medford High Faculty Speaker: ‘But First, Let Me Take a Selfie’

Medford High Faculty Speaker: ‘But First, Let Me Take a Selfie’

English teacher Dave Ambrose took this memorable selfie before his speech at Medford High’s graduation Wednesday.
Are College Degrees Worthless?

Are College Degrees Worthless?

National student loan debt has reached $1.2 trillion — is college really worth it anymore?
How Do Medford Teachers’ Salaries Compare to Their Peers?

How Do Medford Teachers’ Salaries Compare to Their Peers?

A new report ranks Massachusetts districts’ average salaries.
Medford High Fails to Make US News & World Report’s Rankings

Medford High Fails to Make US News & World Report’s Rankings

The publication’s rankings included the top 63 high schools in Massachusetts.
Bilingual Nursery School Coming to East Arlington

Bilingual Nursery School Coming to East Arlington

The nursery school is moving into Dagg’s old space on Mass. Ave.
Tufts Announces 2014 Commencement Speaker, Honorary Degree Recipients

Tufts Announces 2014 Commencement Speaker, Honorary Degree Recipients

See who will give the university's commencement address in May.
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.
Medford's Schools Are Closed, Should They Be?

Medford's Schools Are Closed, Should They Be?

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Medford Elementary Afterschool Programs Open Tuesday

Medford Elementary Afterschool Programs Open Tuesday

The high school's afterschool activities, events and sports have been canceled, however.
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.
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.