James Vaznis

James Vaznis writes about K-12 education and previously covered crime, higher education, suburban issues, and New Hampshire. Prior to joining the Globe in 2002, Vaznis worked as a reporter at the Concord Monitor and the Daily News of Newburyport.

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Push on to get recognition for students who master foreign languages

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Those who become fluent in another language could be recognized for the achievement on their diplomas.

A scramble across city as school drivers strike

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Boston school bus drivers went on strike Tuesday morning — with no advance warning to families — leaving thousands of children stranded.

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Fenway High ‘test kitchen’ cooks up districtwide menu changes

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The facility is part of an effort to expand healthier food options for students.

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In a global economy, Mass. lags in teaching foreign languages

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States such as Utah, Indiana, and Delaware have stepped up their efforts with immersion programs for elementary students.