New data shows that teaching staffs in Massachusetts public schools are much less racially diverse than the student body. Research shows all students benefit when more teachers come from diverse backgrounds.
Ahead of a possible state takeover of the Holyoke public schools, the city’s superintendent says he’s personally not opposed to state control.
A rural Massachusetts school committee could decide on Wednesday whether to move toward a four day school week.
Parents and teachers in Holyoke, Massachusetts say so-called “data walls” result in public humiliation of students.
After eighteen months of negotiations, Springfield public school teachers signed a contract this week that will hold for the next four years.
Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick has signed legislation that will give the state oversight of online-based public schools.
Massachusetts’ Board of Education has approved plans by four struggling schools to raise test scores. WFCR’s Kari Njiiri reports.