October 2010

Diploma, With Honors

Recently I learned that several of our Experience Corps members in both Boston and Revere never finished high school. They are in their late 70-80s, and  were children during World War II, when men went to war and women went to work. Older kids in a family also worked, either in facto
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Annie E. Casey Cites Experience Corps

The Annie E. Casey Foundation’s new report, Early Warning! Why Reading by the End of Third Grade Matters cites Experience Corps as a program that works. Click here to read the report, or here for the 2010 resource guide. For more information, visit
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Boston May Close 6 Schools

The Boston Globe October 7, 2010: Boston Superintendent Carol R. Johnson is recommending the closing of six schools, including three high schools at the same address in Hyde Park, that have low academic achievement, under a proposal she is presenting tonight to the School Committee. C
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