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MBTAAnalysis: A look inside the MBTA

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The MBTA shuttles over a million passengers a day around Greater…

The Clock is Ticking.......

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The clock is ticking towards December 30, 2017.  As part of…

Public Statement on MA DESE Blocking Federal Funding to Religiously Affiliated Special Needs Students

The Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education’s (DESE) legal office has played a key role in denying students at religious schools services funded by the federal Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) for more than a decade.

Income and education gaps, and the lack of mobility in Worcester County

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Massachusetts is known to have some of the top public schools…

Spending on Students: How Does Groton Compare?

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Massachusetts is known for the strength of its K-12 education. …

Sandra Stotsky Discusses Common Core

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Dr. Sandra Stotsky, Professor Emerita, University of Arkansas,…

U.S. history lessons getting short shrift

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http://www.lowellsun.com/editorials/ci_20727036/u-s-history-lessons With…

Legislator: Tech schools should change their admissions policies

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http://www.sentinelandenterprise.com/local/ci_20581617/legislator-tech-schools-should-change-their-admissions-policies#ixzz2NdY6GEln If…

Obama’s 2013 Education Budget and Blueprint: A Costly Expansion of Federal Control

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http://www.heritage.org/research/reports/2012/04/obamas-2013-education-budget-and-blueprint-a-costly-expansion-of-fed “Budgets…

Trust Us, We're Not Nationalizing Curriculum

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The Obama administration can't seem to resist wading into state…

George Will: Laws sometimes serve up lawlessness

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http://seattletimes.com/html/opinion/2017712347_will12.html Two…

Those pesky things called laws

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http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/obamas-disregard-for-those-pesky-things-called-laws/2012/03/08/gIQAHIA61R_story.html Two…

South Carolina Resisting the National Standards Push

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http://blog.heritage.org/2012/02/28/south-carolina-resisting-the-national-standards-push/ South…

U.S. gives Mass. waiver from No Child Left Behind

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http://www.wickedlocal.com/fall-river/news/x2112939403/U-S-gives-Mass-waiver-from-No-Child-Left-Behind#axzz2NReSO0VO President…