• coronavirus Oct 21

    Mass. Schools Report 1,804 COVID Cases Among Students in Last Week, 350 Among Staff

    A total of 2,154 students and staff members at Massachusetts schools tested positive for COVID-19 in the last week, a net decrease from the report a week earlier. Student cases dropped by nearly 100, while more worker cases were reported. The state Department of Elementary and Secondary Education released the numbers Thursday in its weekly COVID-19 report. A total of 1,804…

  • coronavirus Oct 14

    Mass. Schools Report 1,901 COVID Cases Among Students in Last Week, 337 Among Staff

    A total of 2,238 students and staff members at Massachusetts schools tested positive for COVID-19 in the last week, a tally similar to the one a week earlier. The state Department of Elementary and Secondary Education released the numbers Thursday in its weekly COVID-19 report. A total of 1,901 students and 337 employees tested positive between Oct. 7 and Oct. 13….

  • coronavirus Oct 7

    Mass. Schools Report 1,918 COVID Cases Among Students in Last Week, 330 Among Staff

    A total of 2,248 students and staff members at Massachusetts schools tested positive for COVID-19 in the last week, a decrease of 151 from a week earlier. The state Department of Elementary and Secondary Education released the numbers Thursday in its weekly COVID-19 report, the fourth of the 2021-22 school year. A total of 1,918 students and 330 employees tested positive…

  • coronavirus Sep 30

    Mass. Schools Report More Than 2,000 New COVID-19 Cases Among Students

    A total of 2,399 students and staff members at Massachusetts schools tested positive for COVID-19 in the last week, a decrease of more than 200 since a week earlier. The state Department of Elementary and Secondary Education released the numbers Thursday in its weekly COVID-19 report, the third of the 2021-22 school year. A total of 2,054 students and 345 employees…

  • coronavirus Sep 23

    Mass. Schools Report More Than 2,200 New COVID-19 Cases Among Students

    A total of 2,554 students and staff members at Massachusetts schools tested positive for COVID-19 in the last week, an increase of more than 1,100 since a week earlier. The state Department of Elementary and Secondary Education released the numbers Thursday in its weekly COVID-19 report, the second of the 2021-22 school year. A total of 2,236 students and 318 employees…

  • education Sep 21

    MCAS Results to Be Released Tuesday

    The Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education is expected to publicly release results of spring 2021 MCAS tests Tuesday morning. Experts say the test results could help determine where students need more instruction after more than a year of remote learning.

  • education Sep 21

    MCAS Test Results Reveal Remote Learning Shortfalls in Math, English

    The Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education released the results of spring 2021 MCAS tests Tuesday morning. Results show that many more students had gaps in their knowledge of math and, to a lesser extent, English language arts, compared to students in the same grades before the COVID-19 pandemic, and fewer students met or exceeded grade level expectations.  “The…

  • coronavirus Sep 17

    Mass. Schools Report 1,420 New COVID-19 Cases Among Students, Staff

    Massachusetts schools reported 1,420 positive COVID-19 cases among students and staff this week, according to state education officials. The state Department of Elementary and Secondary Education released the numbers Thursday in its weekly COVID-19 report, the first of the 2021-22 school year. A total of 1,230 students and 190 employees tested positive between Sept. 13 and Sept. 15. In future weeks,…

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