CES Newsroom

CES Newsroom

You'll find an array of articles here about education industry news that spans local, state, and national coverage of interest. The articles are being fed from our CES Newsroom Blog, located at http://blog.collaborative.org. Only the most recent 10 articles are being shown below, to view additional articles, please visit our CES Newsroom Blog.

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CES Stories

05/27/2017 - 06:16
 Martha Maloney

HOLYOKE — A few years ago, Julia Levesque didn’t think she would graduate high school. But on Friday, she was dressed in a black cap and gown along with nine other students who completed their high school studies through an alternative learning program.

“Be somebody nobody thought you could be,” her cap read in gold letters that shimmered in the light. The cap was bordered with craft pearls and the... Read More

05/15/2017 - 08:39
Attorney General Maura Healey

NORTHAMPTON — Efforts to prevent drug and alcohol use among young people will expand in middle schools in Easthampton, South Hadley and Hadley as well as in Amherst–Pelham and Hampshire Regional schools next year thanks to a $20,000 grant from the state Attorney General’s office awarded to the Collaborative for Educational Services.
Attorney General Maura Healey... Read More

05/02/2017 - 08:43

West Springfield, MA – A local legislator and several school administrators convened today at the Cowing School in West Springfield to learn more about the work being done at the Reading Recovery Training Site located there.

Senator Jim Welch and W. Springfield Superintendent Mike Richard joined a group of area principals and instructional leaders to observe a... Read More

05/01/2017 - 13:32
Reading Alive

AMHERST, MA – Children clapped, danced and growled happily as members of the Enchanted Circle performed two stories at Saturday’s Reading Alive, presented by the Early Childhood Department of the Collaborative for Educational Services at the Grace Episcopal Church.

Saturday’s program, in Spanish and English, encouraged families to read aloud together, and focused on stories for children... Read More

04/12/2017 - 11:01
Photo by Jerrey Roberts

EASTHAMPTON, MA — In the face of another demonstration that drew about 200 people in advance of a School Committee meeting Tuesday night, school officials defended their actions in dealing with incidents of bullying and harassment at the school and vowed to keep working to improve the culture at Easthampton High School.

“We know it is hard work to confront the issues of systemic racism... Read More