Education

Reopening Western Mass Schools

Reopening Western Mass Schools

Plans for the new school year vary across western Mass. Some communities are sticking with remote learning while others are offering a hybrid model. Leah Hamilton is the Director of Education for the Barr Foundation, which provides grants to school districts across...
Teachers of Color with Principal Joseph Smith

Teachers of Color with Principal Joseph Smith

In Massachusetts, while 40% of students are people of color, only 6% of teachers are people of color. Carolee McGrath sat down with Joseph Smith, the co-interim principal of Amherst-Pelham Regional Middle School to learn about the disparity between students of color...