Dorms of the Future: UMass Boston’s 25 year master plan, published in 2009, identifies two sites near the juncture of Mt. Vernon Street and University Driveas a “preferred location” for the first phase of on-campus housing for students. The potential... Read more
City Councillor Charles Yancey renewed his push for a high school in Mattapan at a well-attended hearing Tuesday night in the room in the Mattapan branch of the Boston Public Library named after his mother. “I know I sound like a broken record even to my... Read more
The deadline to register for the test needed for entrance to one of the city’s three exam schools in Sept. 26. The Independent School Entrance Examination (ISEE) takes place at 12 locations across the city on Sat., Nov. 8 at 8:30 a.m. The three exam... Read more
Backpack'd: Kelsie Norman, middle, gave away more than 100 backpacks to middle school students at TechBoston Academy on Monday. Photo by Bill Forry Kelsie Norman is no stranger to the halls of TechBoston Academy, the grade 6-12 school that now occupies... Read more
When it became clear on Monday afternoon that Madison Park Vocational High School students would spend their fourth day of the school year without schedules, 16-year-old Lower Mills resident Kellsi Pemberton decided to do something. “We just want to go to... Read more
Karen Cahill: Not commenting Students and staff at Dorchester’s Richard J. Murphy school will begin the academic year next week with a new leader after principal Karen Cahill was put on paid administrative leave this summer by the Boston Public Schools.... Read more
Boston Public Schools (BPS) parents can get back-to-school information and learn about school assignments by calling the multilingual BPS Back-To-School Hotline at 617-635-9046. Interim Superintendent John McDonough has launched the hotline early this... Read more
The state’s heavy investment in the Fairmount commuter rail line will soon be put to the economic test in a very tangible way: Two requests for proposals have been issued by the city of Boston in recent weeks to gauge interest in a pair of sites deemed as... Read more
Renovations to start soon: The Lithgow Building in Codman Square will undergo a major interior renovation to create classroom space for its new owner, the Codman Academy Charter Public School. Nereyda Rodriguez photo It won’t be obvious from the... Read more
The Senate this week will debate legislation to lift the cap on charter school enrollment in some school districts, entertaining a bill that is significant different from a bill that has passed the House and which includes a measure to tie a cap lift to... Read more


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