Filling the Gap officials pose with tickets and prizes for this year’s Blingo fund-raiser. Pictured are, from left, Ashley Hammond, human resources/payroll supervisor; Cindy Hitchcock, vice president of business and finance; Victoria Trass Bardo, development and events manager; and Kayla Bohall, payroll/special event assistant.
PITTSFIELD — All Pittsfield elementary schools would offer full-day pre-kindergarten under a proposed budget presented Wednesday. The plan seeks to close achievement gaps and provide mental and academic supports during the COVID-19 recovery.
The proposal comes after a year of financial uncertainty for school districts across the country. The district intends to use millions of federal coronavirus grant dollars to hire 22 staff to help students and educators deal with pandemic impacts over the next two years.
A preliminary spending plan proposed by Gov. Charlie Baker would increase the district’s state education funding by $1,170,548, though Assistant Superintendent of Business
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Javier Hasse, the Managing Director for Benzinga Cannabis, and CEO and founder of Spanish language news site El Planteo, is this week’s guest on The Green Rush! Through his vocal social media presence and dutiful reporting over the years, Javier has quickly risen to being one of the most influential reporters covering the cannabis space speaking with top executives and cultural figures who are driving the future of the industry.
For today’s episode, Anne and guest host and producer Nick chat with Javier about the cannabis news of the day including how cannabis companies are responding to the Black Lives
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