One silver lining of the stormy budget crisis that has loomed over the Boston Public Schools for the past few monthsâ€” a crisis that still threatens 212 teaching positions and 324 other jobs unless new revenues or budget cuts are foundâ€”is that... Read more
Jozeph Zaremba, a longtime Dorchester art teacher will at last get in touch with his artist roots â€“ by studying in Florence.
â€œWow! I am so excited to receive a Teachers as Artists grant! Â It allows me to become a student again and... Read more
A curious septuagenarian caller, known to the Reporter but shy about putting her name in the paper, called in this week to question the previous existence of a dry cleaner on Mildred Avenueâ€”where vapors from tetrachloroethylene, a.k.a: perc, were... Read more
A trace amount of vapors from the dry cleaning chemical tetrachloroethylene, also known as perc, has been detected at the Mildred Avenue Middle School in Mattapan. The school was completed in 2003 on a handful of formerly industrial sites that were... Read more
Undergraduates at UMass-Boston and other public college campuses wonâ€™t be getting as big a fee hike as expected in their bills come later this year.
Originally set at a $1,500 spike, students could see a hike as small $300, due to $162 million... Read more
The funding for teachers at preschools for three- and four-year-olds in nine Boston Center for Youth and Families community centers has been cut for next year, potentially leaving hundreds of parents and toddlers in the lurch.
"They say they're... Read more
UMass undergraduates, bracing for an expected $1,500 fee increase, appear in line for some relief thanks to federal stimulus funds aimed toward the coffers of the state's public higher education system. Gov. Deval Patrick is expected to announce the... Read more