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The Worcester Education Collaborative (WEC) is an independent advocacy organization working to ensure that students in the Worcester Public Schools are given the opportunity to succeed at the highest possible level and to acquire the skills and knowledge to master the challenges of the 21st century. The Collaborative is committed to supporting, facilitating, and developing a wide variety of partnerships among families, schools, organizations, and businesses that will both enhance the quality of public education in Worcester and the quality of our common life. As a non-profit education fund, the Collaborative’s independent voice speaks for the children and for the community to create a system of effective schools in which every child is prepared for success in college, career, and life.

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A champion for education


Ted Coghlin was a wonderful man and a great friend to education in our city. His energy and can-do spirit will be sorely missed. Our hearts are with the Coghlin.. read more

Academy for gifted students proposed


Superintendent Melinda Boone has proposed an intensive curriculum emphasizing creative and critical thinking. Read more here

Charter school’s ranking obscures reality


Columnist illustrates problem with the state’s education accountability system.  Read more