Tag Archive for Education

Jocelyn Almy-Testa Wins 2016 Friend of Art Education Award

The Massachusetts Art Education Association announces that Jocelyn Almy-Testa has been named as its 2016 Friend of Art Education. The award, given for the 2015-2016 academic year, will be presented at MAEA’s Annual Conference on Saturday, November 7, 2015 at MASS MoCA located in North Adams, Massachusetts. The Friend of Art Education award honors a person who merits…

Community Conversation on Standardized Testing in Our Schools

Posted 6/8/15 From the Lynn Teachers’ Union – North Shore Parents, Students, and Educators to Come Together for Community Conversation on Standardized Testing in Our Schools Educators from Lynn, Peabody, and Salem will host a community forum on high-stakes testing on June 10, 2015, at the Lynn Museum, where parents, students, educators, and members of…

Lynn School Suspension Data 2012-13

Featured from Cleo Hereford’s blog, On Tuesday, March 25th, the Massachusetts Board of Education will vote on new student discipline regulations (603 CMR 53.00). These regulations stem from the student discipline law passed by the Massachusetts state legislature An Act Relative to Student Access to Educational Services and Exclusion from School which will go into…

Open letter to Representative Fennell

Resident Dalene Basden writes: Dear Representative Fennell, I am writing to request that you send a letter to Chairman Dempsey requesting that he favorably release H. 3528, An Act Relative to Safe and Supportive Schools, from the House Ways and Means Committee. The bill’s lead sponsor is Rep. Ruth Balser. This bill will enable schools…