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BOSTON – While he was thinking through a descriptive title for a presentation on the state of Massachusetts wildfire response, the state’s forest fire warden David Celino batted around a few ideas before settling on a direct option: “2020 Fire Season: Not So Normal, exclamation, exclamation, exclamation.” Firefighters in Massachusetts have already seen two different […]
BOSTON – Massachusetts is entering a crucial stretch in its journey through a global pandemic: the return of K-12 education and in-person college activities. Gov. Charlie Baker said Wednesday that those are “both really big and really important deals in Massachusetts,” citing the impending transition to students coming together as something his administration wants to […]
BOSTON – A new coalition of educators, school nurses and other support staff called Monday for schools across the state to postpone any in-person learning and adopt a phased approach until a range of potential COVID-19 safety issues are addressed. The Coalition to Safely Reopen Schools — a group that has the backing of the […]
BOSTON – Sharing personal stories of challenges with remote learning, a group of parents and K-12 school staff on Thursday questioned the viability of returning to in-person education this fall and criticized state officials for not offering a more concrete plan. Speakers at a virtual panel hosted by the labor-backed Massachusetts COVID-19 Response Alliance acknowledged […]