Mass Insight Education, a Boston-based non-profit that provides philanthropic support for Advanced Placement math, science and English courses in Massachusetts, is honoring 22 teachers from 15 schools tonight as Partners in Excellence Teacher Award winners. Read More →
Students will now have access to the same Siemens’ product lifecycle management (PLM) software used throughout the global manufacturing industry to design, develop and manufacture some of the world’s most sophisticated products in a variety of industries, including automotive, aerospace, consumer products, medical devices, machinery, shipbuilding, apparel and high-tech electronics.
The Globe’s Shirley Leung spoke with Siemens USA chief executive Eric Spiegel who said manufacturing jobs “are not blue collar. Plat workers workers now walk around with iPads in their hands.” Read More →
Massachusetts students recently finished field testing the PARCC test, a “computer-based K–12 assessments in Mathematics and English Language Arts/Literacy give teachers, schools, students, and parents better information whether students are on track in their learning and for success after high school, and tools to help teachers customize learning to … Read More →
The Washington Post this weekend published the opinion of BPS parent Mary Battenfeld. Battenfeld is a member of parent group Quality Education for Every Student. In the piece she outlines why she opposes the growth of charter schools in Massachusetts.
The Massachusetts charter school lobby has called up … Read More →
It's been three years since Marlborough schools launched the STEM Early College High School within Marlborough High School, making these students the third freshman class. They'll enroll in honors and Advanced Placement courses with a particular emphasis in science, technology and math classes. The ninth graders, for example, enroll in honors active physics, honors algebra 1, honors engineering, honors English, and honors world history. Read More →
As academic performance at Massachusetts' only full-time K-12 virtual school has improved over the past year, a second virtual school for the state is preparing to open this fall, enrolling 1,000 students from 14 school districts around Dedham. Read More →
The Boston Day and Evening Academy was awarded the inaugural Philip H. Gordon Legacy Award Tuesday night by Edvestors. The award comes with a $50,000 check towards the school’s mission to expand access to alternative education for students who are at least 16 years old and two or more years behind grade-level.
The school intends to enroll more students, expand their professional development services to other BPS schools, and deepen their model. Read More →