(Gillian Jones — The Berkshire Eagle)
Here's how to save for your child's education

02/27/2015 03:47 PM EST
PITTSFIELD >> James Wojtaszek decided he wouldn't wait long to start saving early. 
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Is your child prepared for kindergarten?
02/27/2015 03:47 PM EST - BENNINGTON, VT. >> Each year, parents across the country ask the same question: Is my child ready for kindergarten? Full Story

Teaching in the age of computersEducators are taking advantage of the newest technology to give their kids the best possible experience
02/27/2015 03:42 PM EST - BENNINGTON, VT. >> As technology is utilized in the classroom more than ever, there's a greater demand for teachers to educate themselves how to use it and keep up with the trends. Full Story

making the grade: The future of education is now
02/27/2015 03:34 PM EST - Whether part of a public, independent or parochial school system, the 21st century has put students, staff and families on a fast track into the future. Full Story

Fees & fundraisers: Good fundraising provides necessary boost
02/27/2015 03:25 PM EST - LEE, MASS. >> For 10 years, band, chorus and drama students at Lee Middle and High School have staged a dinner and a show to enhance their performing arts programs. Full Story

College-cost strategies for students, parents
02/27/2015 03:22 PM EST - PITTSFIELD, MASS. >> If you compare the hard numbers and you aren't from a wealthy family, deciding where to launch a college career might seem a no-brainer. Full Story

Vermont Schools prepare for the new Smarter Balance exam
02/27/2015 03:19 PM EST - BENNINGTON, VT. >> Starting this spring, schools across the state of Vermont have said farewell to the NECAP tests, and they are about to welcome in SBAC (Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium) exams. Full Story

A Day in the life of a principal: C.T. Plunkett Principal Michelle Colvin shares a snapshot of her day
02/27/2015 03:16 PM EST - Michelle Colvin was kind enough to log the events that fill her day as principal at C. Full Story

Celebrating Differences: Colleges going beyond Black History Month
02/24/2015 08:17 AM EST - Beyond Black History month, area colleges are hosting events to more deeply explore diversity and celebrate differences between people in society. Full Story

THE FORUM: Hoosac Valley High band plays at Disney
02/24/2015 07:28 AM EST - CHESHIRE >> Members of the Hoosac Valley High School Hurricanes Marching Band became stars of their own Disney show on Feb. Full Story

Woman admits digging up dad's grave in search of 'real will'

LANCASTER, N.H. (AP) — A woman who told police she dug up her father's grave in search of his "real will" but found only vodka and cigarettes pleaded guilty Monday. Full Story
Artist: Clinton museum portrait has nod to Lewinsky's dress

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Philadelphia artist says that his museum portrait of former President Bill Clinton contains a shadow reference to Monica Lewinsky's infamous blue dress. Full Story