A group of 87 local business leaders have come out in support of Governor Deval Patrick’s early education plan, and the taxes tied to it —which they say are necessary investments to ensure a well-educated workforce.
Urban school districts in California, Florida, Illinois, New York and Texas announced Wednesday they are joining forces to coordinate school lunch planning in an attempt to keep costs down while providing healthful food choices.
Somewhere along the line “public school” became “education.” In this transformation the old “public school” readin’, ’ritin’ and ’rithmetic taught in the form of math facts, grammar, civics, Latin, sentence diagraming, geography, etc., were eliminated.
The council voted unanimously to approve the project this week, with the Massachusetts School Building Authority previously agreeing to reimburse up to $25.6 million – 80 percent – of eligible costs, officials said.
Starting with the class of 2015, Kingsland students will be able to complete a 62-credit college degree while simultaneously earning a high school diploma — all without ever leaving the familiar surroundings in Spring Valley.
Janesville's smaller neighors are on top of the latest technology. What is our district doing to keep up? Do our administrators have the necessary vision? What must be done, and how much will it cost? And would all this spending make sense?