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Pittsfield Curriculum Panel OKs 'Aspiring Educator' Course

In its first meeting since October 2019, the curriculum subcommittee on Wednesday unanimously approved a new course for high school Seniors and Juniors titled "Aspiring Educator Foundations."

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Pittsfield Schools Launching New African-American Studies Courses

Mabel Hamilton remembers when stories of the African American history wasn't just passed down from family to family, it was reinforced in schools. The city school system had offered African American studies classes, delving into the history and contributions of the black community as part of the American story. But a few decades ago, the school district cut the class and that history faded from the curriculum.

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