Massachusetts officials are poised to launch their first public awareness campaign around sexual assault and domestic violence in nearly 20 years, an effort Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito said will look to help teens learn about respect and healthy relationships.
We in Massachusetts need to address an issue that for decades has compromised our standing as an educational leader. Despite the strides we’ve made, our education system is not properly serving all our students.
The amount of class time Massachusetts students spend on the arts varies widely, according to state officials, with the average elementary schooler's instruction coming in two 45-minute blocks per week often reserved for visual arts and music.