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    1. New North Citizens' Council, Baystate Health to distribute free backbacks to North End school kids

      New North Citizens' Council, Baystate Health to distribute free backbacks to North End school kids
      The New North Citizens' Council Inc., together with Baystate Health, was expected to distribute free backpacks and school supplies to North End school children at a community picnic scheduled from 11 a.m. until noon Saturday at Jaime Ulloa Park on Morgan Street. But inclement weather could force the "Safe Start to School Picnic" to be held indoors at the Health and Prevention Center, 2594 Main St., according to event organizers.
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    2. Smith Vocational among 13 sites for Solar Learning Laboratories

      Smith Vocational among 13 sites for Solar Learning Laboratories
      Smith Voke was chosen as one of 13 middle and high schools in western Massachusetts that will be sites for Solar Learning Laboratories. Funded by a $1 million Small Business Innovation Research grant, the labs will consist of eight solar panels mounted on racks and poles that are installed near classrooms as teaching tools.
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    3. UMass' growing cost of debt making it difficult to invest in faculty, projects, new president Robert Caret says

      UMass' growing cost of debt making it difficult to invest in faculty, projects, new president Robert Caret says
      The growing cost of covering debt is crowding out the ability of the University of Massachusetts’ five campuses to invest in faculty, staff and other projects and is driving up tuition and fees for students, UMass president Robert Caret said Wednesday.
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    4. The brain gain -- Retaining our precious talent - Mass High Tech Business News

      The brain gain -- Retaining our precious talent - Mass High Tech Business News
      Economic growth and its resulting jobs are driven by innovation. Innovation comes from talented people. Last year, CNBC named Massachusetts the No. 1 state in education and No. 2 in access to capital. We must work together and do everything possible to earn the No. 1 spot in retaining talent as well. Our success, and the future success of the ...
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    5. Class in Student Leadership in Asset Management program get hard life lesson in unpredictable stock market

      Class in Student Leadership in Asset Management program get hard life lesson in unpredictable stock market
      The Student Leadership and Asset Management program brought together 21 local students, some are college students and some are at the Springfield High School for Science and Technology. David J. Callahan, chairman and CEO of Palmer Paving, founded the program with a $150,000 donation to provide summer jobs for area youth.
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    6. New charter schools proposed for Springfield, Holyoke

      New charter schools proposed for Springfield, Holyoke
      Two proposals are for schools in Springfield and a third would be focused in Holyoke but draw students from West Springfield, Chicopee, Westfield, South Hadley and Northampton. Organizers of the Paulo Freire Social Justice Charter School, to be based in Holyoke, and the Springfield Preparatory Charter School had submitted proposals last year. Both made it through several levels of the selection process but were not granted charters. The third proposal for the Baystate Academy Charter School in Springfield is new.
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    7. Pre-College Summer Design Academy at the University of Massachusetts in Amherst helps high school students 'design' future careers

      Pre-College Summer Design Academy at the University of Massachusetts in Amherst helps high school students 'design' future careers
      Caryn J. Brause, director of the Pre-College Summer Design Academy, started the program in 2010 to help high school students with an interest in design. She had an interest in design from an early age, but without specific programs related to the field, she spent time in the shop wing of her high school doing mechanical drawing. She hopes that by exposing students to designing furniture, rooms, buildings and landscapes, they will find something that sparks their interest whether it relates to architecture or other design fields.
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    8. Business leaders in Massachusetts convene on ways to improve early education

      Business leaders in Massachusetts convene on ways to improve early education
      "When we are investing in our children, it is risk-free with a guaranteed yield," said George Burtch of Ludlow, a vice president with Hasbro Inc., a toy and game company with a manufacturing facility in East Longmeadow. Burtch was among about 14 people from the Springfield area to attend the 2011 National Business Leader Summit on Early Childhood Investment at the Boston Harbor Hotel.
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    9. Cleantech industry gets jolt of energy from student interns

      Cleantech industry gets jolt of energy from student interns
      A world-class workforce is one of the most important advantages that Massachusetts has in the competition to grow a clean energy industry that can attract investment, build successful companies and create jobs. Central to the development of that workforce is the involvement of students and young people, who are the key to the long-term future of our sector.
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    10. Regional Report: New England's Strong Educational Infrastructure Fosters Growth

      Communities throughout New England are leveraging that vital resource, i.e., an educated work force, as a means to attract and grow their base of innovative businesses. Case in point is the “Knowledge Corridor,” a term often used to refer to the Hartford, Conn.-Springfield, Mass. metropolitan area. The MSA is home to 1.9 million residents and 120,000 higher education students taking courses at some 32 different colleges and universities based in the area.
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