Boston teachers rally to speed up new contract deal
- Hundreds of teachers blew horns, rang bells, and chanted “Talk to Teachers” at a rally at Boston School Department headquarters.
A state ballot initiative that would make the performance of teachers - rather than years of service - the top consideration in whether they keep their jobs is gaining some momentum, even as it faces strong opposition from teachers unions, state education leaders, and other educators.
Pi Day is a big deal for Raytheon
- Hundreds of apple pies are being delivered to math and science teachers at public middle and high schools located within a 3.14-mile radius of Raytheon Co. headquarters in Waltham. That’s because today is Pi Day, as in March 14 (3/14), and Pi, the mathematical constant, is equal roughly to 3.14.
Everett Elementary gets a science class
- The Everett, like many elementary schools in Boston and nationwide, is struggling to figure out how to schedule enough science instruction in a six-hour school day packed with reading, math, and writing lessons.