By Caroline Galiatsos
What comes to mind when you hear the term “civics”? Government? Politicians? Honda cars? Or maybe you’re drawing a blank? If so, you are not alone.
Civic education incorporates many different components, and a comprehensive definition could include the study of American government, laws, and founding documents; the exploration of civic responsibilities such as [...]
The Worcester Education Collaborative is a proud Partner of the Main South Promise Neighborhoods initiative. If you are looking for more information on this important endeavor, you may find it on the official Promise Neighborhoods website, which can be accessed here:
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Written by Guest Blogger Casey Leary
In Summer 2010, Worcester participated in the formal Summer Literacy Imitative at 4 sites. Boston and Western Mass have been piloting these programs for several years with great success. EEC (MA Department of Early Education and Care) funded 21 summer programs throughout Massachusetts in 2010 with central “hubs” providing guidance [...]
By Stacie Beland, John Bassett Fellow for Education and the Community
Many of you may have attended the Worcester Education Collaborative’s Community Briefing held on February 16, which focused on the link between education and economic development. Panelists Victoria Grisanti, Sheila Harrity, Robert Layne, Kevin O’Sullivan, and Jeffrey Turgeon all offered their unique insight into education [...]
The Worcester Public School Budget
$298,164,308.00: Where Does it Come From? Where Does it Go?
Please join the Worcester Education Collaborative and The Colleges of Worcester Consortium for a panel discussion on the Worcester Public Schools budget.
Monday, December 13th
Networking Reception 5:00
Fuller Conference Center, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences