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Next week, as Mayor Martin Walsh steps to the mic to deliver his first-ever State of the City address, he’ll have a laundry list of policy initiatives to roll out. Watch for one of them to be a renewed push to get all four-year old Bostonians enrolled in... Read more
Schoolchildren in 20 select Boston Public Schools will get an additional 40 minutes of instructional time starting next fall if a deal hammered out between the Walsh administration and union leaders is ratified by teachers and the Boston School Committee... Read more
Robert Kraft, New England Patriots Chairman and CEO and New England Patriots players visited Edward Everett Elementary School in Dorchester on Monday to give the school grant money to build a new playground and make improvements in the school’s meal... Read more
Lawmakers who support a program that brings students from Boston and Springfield to suburban school districts are "troubled" by Gov. Deval Patrick's $287,000 cut to the program, part of the governor's efforts to respond to a projected $329 million state... Read more
Longtime East Boston High School coach and former headmaster Michael Rubin was inducted into the Massachusetts Basketball Coach Hall of Fame on Nov. 23 at the College of the Holy Cross. At right is his son Michael, who is now an assistant coach at Quabbin... Read more
Sean Curran: Longtime volunteer will take the helm as College Bound Dorchester’s principal board chairman this month. Photo courtesy College Bound DorchesterA change in leadership at College Bound Dorchester, one of the city’s leading organizations... Read more
A new report on how black and Latino male students are doing in the Boston Public Schools points out stark racial disparities in educational opportunities and outcomes, assertions that have elicited promises of improvement from officials and expressions... Read more
Decrying lackluster education around the state and calling on new leaders to do better, activists and students rallied in front of Faneuil Hall Thursday morning. The rally was organized by Families for Excellent Schools, a group new to Massachusetts that... Read more
During the fall the Dr. William W. Henderson Inclusion School has begun a series of changes as part of a five-year restructuring plan that will expand it to a full pre-K-12 school, open up more than 400 additional seats, and, eventually, see the... Read more
After more than 20 years, City Councillor Charles Yancey’s proposed state-of-the art high school in Mattapan is within reach after the measure was initially approved at the City Council meeting on Wednesday. “This was the right thing to do and it’s long... Read more

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