The U.S. Department of Education announced today the hiring of the first ever open education adviser to lead a national effort to expand schools’ access to high-quality, openly-licensed learning resources.
Massachusetts ranks 5th for solar installations in 2014, but inaction by state leaders could stall growth
We are excited to announce that Berkshire Community College will be moving forward with a pilot program to bring more free open textbooks to campus!
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SOUTHBRIDGE — State environmentalists, who have aligned with local opponents of the landfill here, took aim Thursday at the state's master plan for reducing solid waste. They say it's two years delayed.
With just two senators present, the state Senate approved a bill Monday morning that food stores in Massachusetts have been pushing unsuccessfully for a decade.
Given the history of shady dealings between banks and colleges, Congress needs to take a hard look at the increasingly common practice of schools contracting with banks to disburse financial aiddollars to students.
The widely popular move to update the Massachusetts Bottle Bill (H890 in the House, S1650 in the Senate) has been dealt another blow by the powerful committee in whose hands the measure’s fate resides. The bill, which would update the decades-old recycling program to require deposits on non-carbonated beverages such as juices, coffee beverages and bottled water, has once again been sent out for “further study” by the Joint Committee on Telecom, Utilities and Energy.
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