It ain't easy being a middle-school principal. You've got young teens with budding hormones, teachers trying to make the best of shrinking budgets and increased workloads, and probably one or two kids trying to pummel each other at recess. And that's what makes this tribute to retiring Hingham Middle School principal Roger Boddie even more touching. Check it out.
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House Democrats introduced the Schedules That Work Act, which would ensure that employees in certain industries receive schedules in advance, extra compensation for being on call, and pay for a minimum of four hours per shift.