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

08/13/2018 - 11:39

Four after school programs managed by the Collaborative for Educational Services (CES) have been awarded Exemplary status from the Exemplary Grant Program of the Massachusetts 21st CCLC Exemplary program, supported by federal funds. “I am extremely proud of every CES after school program.” said Chris Taggart, Director of 21st Century Learning Centers, “In this case, the staff at these four sites... Read More

08/06/2018 - 10:11
Yelena Maher, photo by Vivian Myron

AMHERST – This summer, 30 students from high schools across Franklin and Hampshire counties are taking part in internships in local businesses and at the University of Massachusetts, where they work 30-plus hours a week. And they are being paid at every one of them.

“I’ve always advocated for students to be paid,” said Matt Rigney, alternative youth programs director at the... Read More

05/31/2018 - 09:21
Mount Tom graduates, photo by Carol Lollis

HOLYOKE — At Holyoke Community College on Wednesday, a group of seven high school students gathered to mark a milestone that usually happens before stepping foot on a college campus: graduation.

The students from Mount Tom Academy walked with cap and gown to receive their diplomas in the Kittredge Center at HCC and watched with happy surprise as their graduation... Read More

05/25/2018 - 13:32
"Struggles, Journey, Freedom" student art

Over 400 people from across the Commonwealth filled the space at WGBH Studios in Brighton on Tuesday, May 15th to celebrate the work of youth involved with the Massachusetts Department of Youth Services, at the 6th Annual Statewide DYS Youth Arts Showcase, “Share Your Art, Share Your Voice”. The Showcase is part of work to expand and integrate the arts into the... Read More

05/21/2018 - 14:30
North Berkshire Academy

In response to increasing educational demands and budget pressures, public school districts have looked for ways to join forces to provide necessary resources and programs on a cost-effective basis.

One new example of that approach is North Berkshire Academy, the county’s first public therapeutic day school, which operates in the North Adams Armory building at 206 Ashland St. in that... Read More