EDUCATION

We have two stories examining education issues in the Massachusetts governor’s race. The other, focusing on incumbent Gov. Charlie Baker, is here.

The ghost of charter school expansion looms large in the governor’s race.

A lesson plan designed by a Newtown, Connecticut-based advocacy group to prevent school shootings will be part of school curricula in ten states starting this week.

Monument Mountain Regional High School in Great Barrington, Massachusetts.
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A student came to a high school in the Berkshires last week with the Confederate flag draped over his back. 

About 30 percent of American adults with household incomes that are at or below the poverty level do not have high school diplomas. That sobering figure comes from the National Coalition for Literacy, which is shining a spotlight on the issue for this week's National Adult Education and Family Literacy Week

A sign for Tri-County Schools in Easthampton, Massachusetts.
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Tri-County Schools is closed this school year after 30 years in business. The reasons became clear in August when the special education school was hit with abuse allegations.

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