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Common Core Forum Emails MA School Committee Members

Dear Massachusetts School Committee Member:   MASC’s legal counsel Stephen J. Finnegan has determined that It is the right and responsibility of elected School Committees to decide whether to use MCAS or PARCC for the next school year. Contrary to what we have heard from state officials, superintendents and proponents of PARCC and Common Core, it is NOT the State…

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Obama Indoctrination By Public Schools and Media

‘Everybody’s feeling it’: Area schools take on Obama inauguration with gusto NORTHAMPTON – Anticipation for Tuesday’s inauguration of Barack Obama as the nation’s 44th president has reached a fever pitch. The historical aspect is undeniable: the country’s first black president 140 years after the abolition of slavery; a liberal Democrat taking office in the midst of unpopular war; a resounding…

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The Problem with Education in Massachusetts

( – promoted by Cool Cal) I have been through a broad range of experiences with education. I am a product of the New York State school system: parochial school through Grade 6, then public high school, then private college for my Bachelor’s. In Massachusetts, I continued with a state school for one Masters and a private school for the…

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School to host Queer Film Festival ’09

School to host Queer Film Festival ’09

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Updated: 01/03/2009 10:12:24 AM EST Saturday, January 03

WILLIAMSTOWN – The Dively Committee for Human Sexuality and Diversity will present the Williams College Queer Film Festival 2009 from Jan. 16 through 22… http://www.berkshireeagle.com/… This is a a private school so I personally don’t think there is any actual “news” here.  If people…

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The Future of Public Education in Massachusetts

My name is David Whelan and I am the Char of the Swampscott School Committee. My comments are my own and not those of my fellow School Committee members. Imagine the unimaginable. The state GOP gets its act together and actually makes public education their issue in the soon to occur Governor’s election. It is possible and the dialog should…

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