SCHOOLS

A sign for Tri-County Schools in Easthampton, Massachusetts.
Dan Glaun / MassLive / masslive.com/photos

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.

Lab test results amid a mold outbreak at Quaboag Regional Middle High School in Warren, Massachusetts. The outbreak delayed the start of school.
Quaboag Regional School District

Students at Quaboag Regional Middle High School in Warren, Massachusetts, are back in class after a mold outbreak delayed the start of the new school year by almost two weeks.

With school in session and safety top of mind for parents, students, teachers and politicians, U.S. Senator Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) is demanding clarity and accountability from U.S. Department of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos. 

An investigation has found that seven former faculty members at the Hotchkiss School in Lakeville sexually abused students over a 23-year period.

Steve Zrike (right), superintendent of Holyoke Public Schools and host of a back-to-school carpool karaoke.
Screen Shot from YouTube / Holyoke Public Schools

The school superintendent in Holyoke, Massachusetts, went to humbling lengths to get students excited about the new academic year. Steve Zrike made a video, inspired by James Corden’s Carpool Karaoke.

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