Posts Tagged: Boston Public Schools

DC Shuttle: Boston Schools Finalists for Innovation Grants; US Ed Secy Supports In-State Tuition for Kids of Undocumented

The Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) held a hearing Tuesday to discuss legislation to reauthorize the 2001 No Child Left Behind (NCLB) education law, which has approved by the committee on Oct. 20. Committee Chair Tom Harkin (D-IA) acknowledged that "everyone has something they would like to change" about the draft, but encouraged his fellow lawmakers to support the...

More Caps and Gowns: NE College Commencement Season Shifting to High Gear

  Premier of Quebec Jean Charest will keynote Champlain College's 133nd commencement on Saturday, May 7, at 10 a.m. in the college's Memorial Auditorium. Former Vt. Gov. Jim Douglas will speak on behalf of  honorary degree recipients during the ceremony. Author and sustainable agriculture activist Gary Paul Nabhan will deliver the commencement address at Maine's Unity College on Saturd...