Perspectives
Index

 

Perspectives
on Education

 

CONNECT Part 1

CONNECT Part 2

 

A Proposal for 
Fair and Equitable Distribution 
of State 
Education Aid

 

When School 
Expenses Rise, 
by Allen Larson

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Updated December 07, 2016


Perspectives on 
Education


 

Links to service-opportunity sites for young people:

AmeriCorps, Corporation for National and Community Service.  AmeriCorps consists of three programs:  AmeriCorps*State and National, AmeriCorps* Vista, and AmeriCorps*NCCC (National Civilian Community Corps)." See also the following: 

Learn & Serve:  Students in Service to America Guidebook

National Mentoring Partnership

U.S.A. Freedom Corps

Learn How to Become: Careers for Poverty Aid

Guide to Public Service: Information and Resources for a Successful Career Helping Others (FireScienceOnline.org)

 

 


Remarks on Workforce Development, by Dr. Kathleen Schatzberg, President of Cape Cod Community College (February 23, 2004)


A Proposal for Fair and Equitable Distribution  of State Education Aid,  Giving Equal Weight to the Two Main Indicators of  Ability to Pay: Property Values and Median Income, by Demetrius J. Atsalis


Education Links

Links to the Cape's Public-School Districts

Barnstable     |     Bourne     |     Chatham

Dennis and Yarmouth     |     Falmouth     |     Harwich

Mashpee     |     Nauset     |     Provincetown     |     Sandwich


Links to Sources of General Information

American Association of Community Colleges  (AACC)

Head Start

Magnet Schools of America

Massachusetts Department of Education

Massachusetts Association of School Committees (MASC)

National Child Care Information Center

National Education Association (NEA)

National Commission on the High School Senior Year

National Home Education Network (NHEN)

National Home Education Research Institute (NHERI)

National Parents and Teachers Association (PTA)

National Parent-Teacher Organization (PTO)

New England Board of Higher Education (NEBHE)

Special Education Home Page

U.S. Charter Schools 

U.S. Department of Education (DOE)


Links to School Funding Statistics and Insights

Boston Globe, "Your Town," can help you find important information about all 351 towns in Massachusetts, including statistics on local population, taxes, and schools

Realtor.org, "Field Guide to Schools and the Homebuying Decision"


Links to Regional and National News on Education

New York Times Education Section

Boston Globe Education Section

Harvard Graduate School of Education

Boston University School of Education


Links to Massachusetts Education Reform Information

Massachusetts Education Reform Review Commission (MERRC): Established by the state legislature in 1993 to oversee the implementation of the Massachusetts Education Reform Act

UMass Education Benchmarks:  Established to track the progress of education reform in Massachusetts

Mass Insight Education