SCHOOLS

Tertulia January 13, 2019
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Catherine Valdez,  Spanish teacher at The Academy at Charlemont, and her students, Lila Goleman, Leni Sperry-Fromm and Isadora Brenizer, visited the NEPR studios for Tertulia. They spoke about their school and read poetry, all in Spanish! 

Inside the Longsworth Arts Village at Hampshire College.
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Hampshire College says it wants a “strategic partner” to help it face a tough financial outlook. But the school's president stopped short of saying she wants to merge with another college.

A sign at Hampshire College in Amherst, Massachusetts.
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Updated at 6:07 p.m.

Hampshire College said Tuesday it is looking for what it calls a "strategic partner" to help ensure the viability of the institution going forward.

A building on Deerfield Academy's campus.
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Deerfield Academy had an all-male student body until about three decades ago. Questions linger about how female students, and even faculty members, are treated at the private western Massachusetts boarding school. 

Making Massachusetts Schools Fairer

Dec 20, 2018
A student works on math.
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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.

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