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Encouraging citizen participation in government and public policy with occasional posts from the Governor of Massachusetts

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Education Reform Update Posted on Jun 10

Education Reform Update

Governor Patrick with students at Stoneham High School. (Matt Bennett/Governor’s Office) There’s been a lot of activity on the education front lately, with the Governor and Lt. Governor’s team focused on implementing last year’s Education Reform bill and making sure that a great school is   …Continue Reading Education Reform Update

An Alternative Route to a High School Degree Posted on Apr 8

An Alternative Route to a High School Degree

Jeffrey Simon Director, MA Recovery & Reinvestment Office View Jeffrey’s Bio The next stop on my stimulus tour was the Prospect Program Alternative Middle High School in Gardner. I was immediately taken by the charm of this old school building — with its high ceilings,   …Continue Reading An Alternative Route to a High School Degree

Stimulus Funds Help Banneker Students Succeed Posted on Dec 30

Stimulus Funds Help Banneker Students Succeed

Jeffrey Simon Director, MA Recovery & Reinvestment Office View Jeffrey’s Bio Recently, I had the opportunity to visit the Benjamin Banneker Charter Public School in Cambridge to see firsthand the impact of its stimulus award. I got to see that – and so much more.   …Continue Reading Stimulus Funds Help Banneker Students Succeed