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MA school district claims laptops for all ‘a social justice issue’

Victor Skinner, EAGNews.org  SPRINGFIELD, Mass. – Springfield Public Schools Superintendent Daniel Warwick believes that putting computers in the hands of the district’s mostly minority students is a “social justice issue.” “I see this as a social justice issue,” he told MassLive about the district’s move to rent about 20,000 laptops for students this year, at

Program will make condoms available to students as young as 12

SPRINGFIELD (AP) – Springfield’s School Department will be contacting parents in the next two weeks to detail a new program allowing students ages 12 and older to have access to condoms. The Springfield Republican reports that officials will emphasize that parents and guardians have the right to opt out if they do not want their