Opinions mixed over changes to the SAT
Changes to the SAT have some local school officials cheering that the questions on the exam could start to resemble what high schools actually teach. But even with the proposed improvements, including more relevant vocabulary and asking students to iContinued ...
Educator warns of mid-level teacher exodus
LAWRENCE -- Area school superintendents should "throw a party" for Superintendent/Receiver Jeffrey C. Riley because his reform policies are driving away experienced mid-level teachers who are worried about job security, a veteran city educator toldContinued ...
Unclear if Degnan corruption trial will start next week
LAWRENCE -- Leonard Degnan is supposed to be in Salem Superior Court on Monday, but it's unclear if his bribery, extortion and conspiracy trial will start that day as scheduled. Due to court scheduling issues, it's unknown at this point if the trialContinued ...
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- Opinions mixed over changes to the SAT