As Paraprofessionals Face Barriers to Teaching Licenses, One District is Paying for Their Master’s Degree

WBUR talks with Dean Deb Margolis and highlights Merrimack's partnership with Haverhill Public Schools to offer district paraeducators entrance into a free, two-year special education master's degree program.
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Photographs of Crowe Hall and new spaces for Merrimack College web site and publications.

On a recent morning at Pentucket Lake Elementary in Haverhill, Room 109 hummed with busy kindergarteners, first- and second-graders. One student bounced on a trampoline; another ran his fingers through a bin of sand.

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