Education

Mattahunt Elementary School Combating Trauma In Kids

WBZ News visited the school to see how a generous grant from EdVestors is helping the school implement an initiative for teachers to treat students impacted by trauma in their lives. 

Mattahunt Elementary School Combating Trauma In Kids
EducationKatie Kinne

A false debate over charter schools

For a fair number of people, the long-running debate over expanding charter schools in the state has become a bit tedious.

Those people aren’t parents like Dawn Foye.

EducationKatie Kinne

Boston valedictorian didn’t let pregnancy slow her down

Loiselle Gonzalez Baez was determined not to let history repeat itself.

Years ago, her mother had been a promising student who, as a teenager, dropped out of school after becoming pregnant. So when Loiselle — first in her class at City on a Hill Charter School in Roxbury — became pregnant last summer, she was not going to let it destroy her dreams.

Boston valedictorian didn’t let pregnancy slow her down

Chicopee Students Visit Haiti To Help Orphans

CHICOPEE – During school vacation a group of eight students and three adults from Hampden Charter School of Science brought toys, candy, books and paper to six orphanages in Haiti and left with one collective goal.

Chicopee Students Visit Haiti To Help Orphans

Boston Public Schools Receives $100,000 Grant To Expand Arts Education

Boston Public Schools has been awarded $100,000 in grant funding to expand arts education in high schools.

The grant is one of 22 National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) grants awarded to Boston-area organizations on Wednesday. In total, Boston-area organizations are receiving $870,000 from this round of NEA grants to support local arts initiatives.

Boston Public Schools Receives $100,000 Grant To Expand Arts Education