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2008-08-20 15:01:02

By Mark Reynolds JOHNSTON -- Two School Committee candidates who see themselves as public watchdogs, looking out for the town's children and its taxpayers, are rallying support as they head to the Sept. 9 Democratic primary.

2008-08-20 15:01:02

By Richard C Dujardin Candidates discuss all-day kindergarten and closing classrooms at Greystone Elementary School.

2008-08-14 15:00:51

By Alisha A Pina; Chloe Thompson EAST PROVIDENCE -- Four superintendent hopefuls summarized their educational careers and views at Tuesday night's interviews with the School Committee.

2008-08-13 15:00:51

By Paul Davis NORTH KINGSTOWN -- Six weeks after the sudden departure of Priscilla Feir, the School Committee is again looking for a new superintendent. Last night, members voted unanimously to hire a new district leader by Feb. 1.

2008-08-13 15:00:51

By Alisha A Pina; Chloe Thompson Some School Committee members want to further research the four candidates before making a decision. EAST PROVIDENCE -- Four superintendent hopefuls summarized their educational careers and views at last night's interviews with the School Committee.

2008-08-05 12:00:55

By Amanda McGregor, The Salem News, Beverly, Mass. Aug. 5--SALEM -- With money expected from a state energy bill, the schools would rehire some first-grade teachers, school librarians and other positions cut from next year's school budget. Superintendent William Cameron Jr.

2008-07-18 15:00:00

By Gina Macris PORTSMOUTH -- The roiling political waters of this seaside community have not dissuaded Schools Supt. Susan F. Lusi from her conviction that running a school district is the right job for her.

2008-07-16 12:01:18

By Mark E. Vogler, The Eagle-Tribune, North Andover, Mass. Jul. 16--LAWRENCE -- A strong evaluation of his overall job performance has School Superintendent Wilfredo Laboy in line for a pay raise that would make him the region's only $200,000-a-year public school chief.

2008-07-01 12:00:54

By Ethan Forman, The Salem News, Beverly, Mass. Jul. 1--DANVERS -- A controversial calendar change that would send kids home early 18 times next year is far from a done deal, according to three School Committee members polled yesterday.

2008-07-01 09:00:56

By Drake Lucas, The Eagle-Tribune, North Andover, Mass. Jul. 1--NORTH ANDOVER -- Almost everyone has a favorite teacher. It might be the first-grade teacher who instilled a love of reading or a seventh-grade teacher who made science come alive.


Word of the Day
palinode
  • A poem in which the author retracts something said in an earlier poem.
The word 'palinode' comes from Greek roots meaning 'again' and 'song'.
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