It’s been another busy week in the Governor’s office. What do students from North Attleboro, biopharmaceuticals in Billerica and the British Ambassador to the United States have in common?
Watch this week’s Bay State Brief to find out:
Here are a few other highlights from the week:
- On Wednesday, after meeting with Sir Nigel Sheinwald, the Ambassador from the United Kingdom to the US, Governor Patrick announced the Massachusetts Innovation Economy Partnership Mission 2011. The Governor will be leading a group of Massachusetts business leaders and representatives from the clean energy, tech hub and academic fields on a ten-day trip to Israel and the UK in March to create new opportunities for job growth and innovation between our countries. Click here to learn more about the mission.
- Read our last blog post to learn about the Governor’s discussion with leaders from the Gateway Cities on education and the administration’s progress on closing the achievement gap in our public schools.
Have you visited our Flickr site recently? Every day we post photos of the Governor all around the state. Check it out here!
Youth Homelessness – Jack Duffy-Protentis – November 2013 posted on Nov 13
I was in the 3rd grade when my parents told me that I was losing my eye sight. I remember feeling relieved that the reason I was struggling in school was because of this thing called Stargardt’s Disease; and not because I was not smart. …Continue Reading Youth Homelessness – Jack Duffy-Protentis – November 2013
Raycela Dasher – Bristol County -October 2013 posted on Nov 13
As I looked at the stack of papers laid before me, I took a deep breath and prepared to write. These papers were more than just another assignment or application. These papers were a chance of a lifetime. As I looked to the top of …Continue Reading Raycela Dasher – Bristol County -October 2013
Education and youth homelessness // Written by: Mary Kate Roffey of the GSYC posted on Oct 4
Education and youth homelessness are two of the Governor’s Statewide Youth Council’s initiatives. Throughout the month of August, the GSYC decided to hold ‘Back to School’ drives to collect school supplies for homeless youth. This project allowed the GSYC to make progress on both issues …Continue Reading Education and youth homelessness // Written by: Mary Kate Roffey of the GSYC