Morning Edition Extra: Holyoke School Disappointment, UMass Football Growing Pains and an Opera Based in 19th Century Northampton

Today on Morning Edition Extra, we take a closer look at a move by Massachusetts’ education commissioner to put a Holyoke school into state receivership. Then we head to Gilette Stadium in Foxborough to check the temperature of UMass Amherst football fans and foes alike as the team struggles through its second year in college football’s top division. Finally, we hear the calls of 19th Century Northampton, through a new opera about two men wrongfully put to death.