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Bureau Brief— Changing the Worcester School Committee to District Representation

Bureau Brief— Changing the Worcester School Committee to District Representation

Currently, the City of Worcester’s municipal Charter calls for the School Committee to be composed of “the mayor, who shall …
Searching for Excellence: Considerations for the Worcester Public Schools Superintendent Search

Searching for Excellence: Considerations for the Worcester Public Schools Superintendent Search

A timely and informative conversation with education leaders on the challenges and opportunities facing leaders of urban districts and the …
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The Worcester Regional Research Bureau serves the public interest of Greater Worcester by conducting independent, non-partisan research and analysis of public policy issues to promote informed public debate and decision-making. For thirty years, The Research Bureau has worked to protect the public interest in Greater Worcester by identifying issues, investigating impacts, and educating the public and government officials of opportunities and best practices.
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