Education

Bob Forrant: Distinguished University Professor

Last September, UMass Lowell named historian Robert Forrant a Distinguished University Professor, the highest distinction bestowed upon a UMass Lowell faculty member. Forrant, a member of the Department of History, received this honor for his outstanding contributions to teaching, research, and service to UMass Lowell, including the development of public…

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Lowell School Committee meeting report

Amy Bisson watched last evening’s Lowell School Committee meeting so you didn’t have to. She wrote a full report on her own blog. Much of the meeting involved the report on the racial incident at Lowell High School. Amy supplements her report with her own observations as a recently-retired Lowell…

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Lowell School Committee meeting: January 20, 2016

Amy Bisson covered Wednesday’s Lowell School Committee meeting. She opened her coverage with some procedural observations: Twenty-seven items were posted on this agenda which included an Executive Session to discuss contract negotiations and consideration of contract extensions for two Assistant Superintendents. Although most of the meeting was routine, there were…

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Lowell Catholic-St. Margaret School merger

As a graduate of St. Margaret’s School (class of 1972), I took particular interest in the news of the merger of St. Margaret’s and Lowell Catholic High School to form a pre-K through grade 12 school beginning next fall. Here is the press release that delivered that announcement: Lowell Catholic…

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