1. Articles in category: Education

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    1. Gov. Deval Patrick's budget proposal to include $10 million for education in 24 cities

      Gov. Deval Patrick's budget proposal to include $10 million for education in 24 cities
      The five initiatives include plans to improve access to quality pre-school, offer summer and after-school programs to help children learn English, create better career awareness earlier so students are prepared when they graduate, and develop an innovative center to make it easier for educators to try new teaching methods, he said.
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    2. peerTransfer Notes Universities Show Continued Efforts to Cater to Their International Student Popul

      Schools such as the University of Massachusetts - Amherst, Penn State University, Wayne State University, Fairleigh Dickinson University and California State University - Chico have joined peerTransfer's now 65 plus partner schools. "At Averett University, our international student population continues to grow. We are always trying to find ways to make the process for our international students easier and more user-friendly.
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    3. Westfield State University wins accolades in U.S. News & World Report ranking of online education programs

      Westfield State University boasts the best faculty credentials and training among schools offering online education programs, according to a new set of rankings issued by U.S. News & News Report. The university also received accolades in the categories of student services and technology, where it ranked #16, and teaching practices and student engagement, where it ranked #42. The lists represent U.S. News & News Report's first ever edition of online education program rankings
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    4. Springfield seeks millions in state reimbursements for proposed repairs to 9 schools

      At a meeting Monday night, the City Council voted to authorize Superintendent of Schools Alan J. Ingram to submit “statements of interest” for the state’s school repair reimbursement program. The state offers 80 percent reimbursement of such projects if deemed eligible and if approved by the authority.
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    5. Class Trip

      Class Trip
      “Cambridge College is delighted to partner with the city of Springfield and Tower Square to offer a high-quality education in what will be a state-of-the-art facility,” she said at a recent press conference. “In this new facility, we look forward to continuing our 20-year tradition of offering exceptional undergraduate and graduate education to working adults in Western Mass. and Connecticut.”
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    6. Students at Springfield's Rennaissance School get a kick out of Five College volunteers

      Students at Springfield's Rennaissance School get a kick out of Five College volunteers
      The program began on the final Tuesday before schools broke for the holiday break. Throughout the fall Thomas’ 7th grade English class had focused on the meaning of identity in books like “We Beat the Streets,” which tells the story of three childhood friends who met at a magnet school like Renaissance and made a pact to graduate college and then tackle medical school.
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    7. Jason Mark, Northampton author and online entrepreneur, sees respect as key to writing for kids

      Jason Mark, Northampton author and online entrepreneur, sees respect as key to writing for kids
      Inspired by readers, Mark recently also made available a print version of the book, about two children who find a ghost in their house and ultimately become instrumental in helping the ghost grow to be a better “person.” Mark, 40, is the chief strategist and creative leader of Gravity Switch, and he describes himself as “an inventor and technologist” who loves working with people who are both smart and fun.
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    8. Massachusetts could see up to $50 million boost in early childhood education funding through federal 'Race to the Top' program

      Massachusetts could see up to $50 million boost in early childhood education funding through federal 'Race to the Top' program
      Early education in Massachusetts is poised for up to a $50 million boost from a grant from the White House targeting this state among nine that earned federal funding through a competitive “Race to the Top” early learning challenge fund.
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    9. UMass graduate students hoping to make science fun for everyone

      UMass graduate students hoping to make science fun for everyone
      “It’s such a different format, it’s not meant for scientists,” Goodwin said. The program features a speaker who talks for about ten or 15 minutes. There’s a musical interlude – with music written by graduate student Mike Rosario - allowing time for audience members to submit questions and there’s also a game that ends the program that pokes fun at scientists, she said, who use jargon that few understand.
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