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    Financial Literacy: 'MoneyIsland' teaches Stearns fifth-graders about personal finance

    03/03/2015 06:44 AM EST
    PITTSFIELD - Kids and adults alike have money on their minds, but when it comes to navigating the seas of spending, saving, sharing and investment opportunities, it can be, for some people, unchartered waters. 
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    The Forum: Youth speedskater Raeayn Warren honored with S.A.Y. It Proud award
    03/03/2015 06:45 AM EST - PITTSFIELD - Last month the Pittsfield Prevention Partnership added an additional S.A.Y. It Proud honoree, sponsored by the Boys & Girls Club of Pittsfield and Pittsfield Speedskating Club. Full Story

    Recess: What to do for the week of March 3
    03/03/2015 12:05 PM EST - Meet ... BAA HONORS COLLEGE ARTISTS >> An opening reception and award presentation will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. on Friday for the 12 college art students featured in the 2015 Berkshire Art Association (BAA) College Fellowship Show at the Lichtenstein Center for the Arts, 28 Renne Ave., Pittsfield. The juried show is free and open to the public, and will be on exhibit through March 28. Full Story

    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. Full Story

    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 digital age: Educators are taking advantage of the newest technology to give their kids the best possible experience
    03/04/2015 08:53 AM 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
    03/03/2015 09:41 AM 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

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    Harrison Ford seriously injured in plane crash

    The “Star Wars” actor crash-landed a small vintage plane on a Venice Beach golf course. Reports say he was taken to a hospital with mutiple gashes on his head.