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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.
Sharon High Ranked 16th on 'Best Of' Schools List

Sharon High Ranked 16th on 'Best Of' Schools List

GoLocal Worcester released its third annual ranking of the best high schools in Massachusetts.

Sharon Wins Third Place in Video Contest, About Breakfast

More than 100 schools entered the contest.
Average Sharon Teacher Salary $75K—Among Highest in State, Report Says

Average Sharon Teacher Salary $75K—Among Highest in State, Report Says

Sharon teachers are among the highest paid, said a report.
Sharon Student Among National Merit Scholarship Winners

Sharon Student Among National Merit Scholarship Winners

Congrats to this Sharon student.
Sharon High School No. 10 in State Rankings

Sharon High School No. 10 in State Rankings

The school made the top of US News & World Report's annual list.
Sharon High Students Vying for Hood Scholarship

Sharon High Students Vying for Hood Scholarship

Residents can vote for candidates on the Hood website, with national winners receiving $5,000.
Local Student Punished After Snapchat Sexting

Local Student Punished After Snapchat Sexting

Police said a male student showed "inappropriate" photos to his friends.
What Do You Think about the Changes in Store for the SATs?

What Do You Think about the Changes in Store for the SATs?

A revamped exam will debut in 2016.
Students to Wear All Maroon at Sharon High School Graduation This Year

Students to Wear All Maroon at Sharon High School Graduation This Year

Seniors voted in favor of the decision, which was raised by the school's Gay-Straight alliance.
Sharon's Brand Named as Acton-Boxborough's Next Schools Chief

Sharon's Brand Named as Acton-Boxborough's Next Schools Chief

Pending successful contract negotiations, Sharon Assistant Superintendent for Administration and Finance Glenn Brand will be Acton-Boxborough's next Superintendent of Schools.
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.
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.