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Susan Jaye-Kaplan, left, and Janet Crimmins

It’s Become a Volume Business

Link to Libraries Expands Its Mission — and Its Reach It all started in early 2008 with a few dozen books collected and then donated to the library at the White Street School in Springfield. Since then, the work — and the mission — of Link to Libraries has expanded and evolved. Instead of simply […]

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Ira Rubenzahl

Breaking Down the Report Card

Study on Community Colleges Prompts Questions, Criticism Bob Pura says he found at least a few things to like about the recent Boston Foundation report titled “The Case for Community Colleges: Aligning Higher Education and Workforce Needs in Massachusetts” — especially the main subject of the account. “I’m glad they focused on community colleges — […]

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Melissa R. Gillis

Transitional Planning in Special Ed

Start Early When Determining and Preparing for Life After School Parents and guardians of special-education students often misunderstand the rights that state and federal law affords such students, particularly in the area of transitional planning. Transition services are those designed to prepare children for education beyond high school, employment, and independent living, and must be […]

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Rick Lee, director of the Pioneer Valley chapter of American Red Cross

Board Feat

WNEU Program Introduces Young People to the Nonprofit Realm Julie Siciliano says that things tend to move slowly in the world of academia, especially when it comes to the process of taking concepts for new learning initiatives from the drawing board to the classroom — in whatever form it may take. There is a great […]

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