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Back to School
Frederick McClelland comes to the Somerville school system after serving as an assistant principal in Westport and serving in the Peace Corps in Paraguay.
A look at the school calendar in Somerville for the 2012-2013 school year.
Some news from Somerville Public Schools.
Somerville has lowest per capita spending on education out of the 25 cities and towns used in the comparison. Note that per capita spending is not the same as per pupil spending.
Public Safety, Back to School
A new national study indicates that drug and alcohol use during the school day is a bigger problem than previously thought.
Arts, Back to School
Third- and fourth-graders at the East Somerville Community School will receive intensive after-school training on string instruments.
John Oteri, Somerville High School's new headmaster, talked about the upcoming school year. Nearly 20 percent of the school's staff are new, and there are some new programs, too, he said.
Half a year after their application was denied by the state, supporters of a proposed Somerville charter school have renewed their effort.
Ian Charles, who previously served as interim assistant principal at the Healey School, will replace Pat O'Connor as assistant principal of the Winter Hill Community School. O'Connor retired after 40 years with the school.
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