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Massachusetts Teens Among the Safest According to Survey

Massachusetts Teens Among the Safest According to Survey

WalletHub data shows teen drivers in the Bay State are among the safest in America.
Minuteman Regional Voke Makes Mass. 'Best of Schools' List

Minuteman Regional Voke Makes Mass. 'Best of Schools' List

GoLocal Worcester released its third annual ranking of the best high schools in Massachusetts.
Needham High Ranked 30th on 'Best Of' Schools in the State List

Needham High Ranked 30th on 'Best Of' Schools in the State List

GoLocal Worcester released its third annual ranking of the best high schools in Massachusetts.
Needham Schools Share Grant Money to Strengthen Mental Health Interventions

Needham Schools Share Grant Money to Strengthen Mental Health Interventions

Needham schools share in grant money from MetroWest Health Foundation.
Minuteman Regional Gets Part of $1.3 Million Grant for Auto Program

Minuteman Regional Gets Part of $1.3 Million Grant for Auto Program

The grant is to improve the school's auto program.
Average Needham Teacher Salary $81K—Among Highest in State, Report Says

Average Needham Teacher Salary $81K—Among Highest in State, Report Says

Needham teachers are among the highest paid, said a recent report.
Public Schools To Ask Needham Voters for $1.5 Million Override

Public Schools To Ask Needham Voters for $1.5 Million Override

Question will be on April ballot.
Needham Schools Will Take Possible MCAS Replacement Test

Needham 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.
School Officials Recommend 1-to-1 iPad Program for Grade 6

School Officials Recommend 1-to-1 iPad Program for Grade 6

Program is already implemented in Grades 7, 8 and 12.
Virtual Classes to Offset Snow Days?

Virtual Classes to Offset Snow Days?

One local 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 is Open: Tell Us How You Really Feel

School is Open: Tell Us How You Really Feel

Parents support decision, students vent via social media.
Did You Send Your Children to School or Keep Them Home?

Did You Send Your Children to School or Keep Them Home?

Tell us in the comment section below.