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Making the Grade

Making the Grade

Focusing on Education and Learning

Tuesday, Dec 13, 2016 at 10:17 PM EST

Students With Disabilities and College Mentors Connect

Students With Disabilities and College Mentors Connect

Young people with disabilities can often be left out of groups because of their disabilities. But a local organization called "You’re With Us" connects them with college aged mentors so they can gain the skills needed as adults.

Tuesday, Dec 6, 2016 at 10:39 PM EST

Sparking Enthusiasm For Science

Sparking Enthusiasm For Science

A local science club is giving young girls an extra spark of confidence when it comes to math and science. Director Lonsdale Kuester says Science Club for Girls is all about engaging girls of color from low income families.

Wednesday, Nov 30, 2016 at 11:03 AM EST

Boston LGBTQ Youth Theater Program Wins National Award

Boston LGBTQ Youth Theater Program Wins National Award

True Colors is gaining national attention for its efforts in the LGBTQ community.

Wednesday, Nov 23, 2016 at 12:51 PM EST

Summer Search Shaping Boston Students' Futures

Summer Search Shaping Boston Students' Futures

For many low-income students, college is a dream that's too far out of reach. But a Summer Search, a Boston-based youth development organization, is working to close the opportunity gap and give kids the support...

Tuesday, Nov 15, 2016 at 10:50 PM EST

One Lesson, Two Languages

One Lesson, Two Languages

A school in Boston, Massachusetts is giving its youngest students a huge advantage when it comes to being bilingual, by teaching them in both English and Spanish. Children learn both languages from pre-K through second grade at the Umana School in East Boston.

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A look at education-related news across New England.