Dracut gets grant for history project

Full story: Lowell Sun 6
Dracut eighth graders will learn about the Industrial Revolution and the local mill connection after the Massachusetts Cultural Council awarded a grant for the project. Full Story
carol

Chelmsford, MA

#1 Jan 12, 2011
When did the taxpayer start paying for student field trips.
Brownie

Dracut, MA

#2 Jan 12, 2011
It would be nice to know who the other teachers were. It did say TEAM, didn't it? I thought there were no I's in TEAM!!!
whatever

Burlington, MA

#3 Jan 12, 2011
carol & Brownie - do you really have nothing better to do with your time?? Get a life - both of you!!
I hope these kids enjoy the lesson!!
Sunnyside

Dracut, MA

#4 Jan 12, 2011
carol - just what do you think your takes go to? Public school for one. And field trips are part of that.

It's so important that kids learn our country's history and they're living right in the heart of the beginning of the Industrial Revolution. Kudos to the teacher(s) who submitted the grant request and thanks to those who awarded it!
Samuel Slater

Tyngsboro, MA

#5 Jan 12, 2011
carol wrote:
When did the taxpayer start paying for student field trips.
Your comment makes you look so unaware of anything....
Ashley

Manchester, NH

#6 Jan 15, 2011
As a former student of Dracut I realize that the field trip to the mills in eigth grade is unnecessary. Students go to the Boott Cotton Mills about three times from the time they enter elementary school to the time they enter 7th grade. I went there so many times it started to get boring when we went.

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