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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 Schools Have Been Cancelled Wednesday in Norton?

Should Schools Have Been Cancelled Wednesday in Norton?

Norton residents are sounding off on Facebook.
Norton Public Schools Closed Wednesday

Norton Public Schools Closed Wednesday

Students will have a snow day Wednesday
Norton Public Schools Closed Friday

Norton Public Schools Closed Friday

Schools will be closed on Friday, Jan. 3.
After School and Evening Activities Canceled in Norton

After School and Evening Activities Canceled in Norton

No announcements have been made regarding school on Friday.
Norton High School Allowing for Pick-up of Individually Painted Ceiling Tiles

Norton High School Allowing for Pick-up of Individually Painted Ceiling Tiles

Tiles are available Dec. 27 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
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 Norton?

When Does School Close for Winter Vacation in Norton?

When do schools shut their doors in Norton for the holidays?
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.
Norton High School Evacuated Thursday

Norton High School Evacuated Thursday

A reported smell of gas in the building prompted evacuation.