Massachusetts has better schools than us? Maybe not.

The Washington Post – Jay Mathews “But in one important respect, the Bay State lags behind, particularly when compared with Washington-area schools. Its most affluent public high schools do a poor job giving average students a chance to prepare for...

Boston Finds That Quality Preschool Is Worth The Effort

NPR – David Scharfenberg “Preschool is getting a lot of attention these days. President Obama and mayors across the country are touting preschool as an important investment in the economy. As policymakers weigh the costs and benefits of “preschool...

Using STEM at the preschool level as a springboard to success

Mass Live – Louis Ricciardi “For children ages 4 and under, structured early STEM education exposure sparks the kind of intellectual creativity, critical thinking and development of habits of mind that lays the groundwork for their entire academic...

Some kids eat more veggies with new school lunch rules

USA Today – Kim Painter “Research teams visited each school twice before the changes, in fall 2011, and twice after the changes, in fall 2012. They noted tray contents in the lunch line and then collected the numbered trays and weighed the leftovers after...