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Updated May 15, 2:46 p.m.: The search for a new chancellor at UMass Boston has been narrowed to three candidates, with UMass President Marty Meehan expected to recommend one of the names to the university system’s board of trustees in the near future... Read more

Mayor Martin Walsh reiterated today that his administration is “open to the idea” of the city of Boston taking more control of the University of Massachusetts-Boston campus in Dorchester, a prospect first floated Wednesday in a Boston Globe column.... Read more

State Rep. Nick Collins has filed three state budget amendments related to UMass operations that he said were intended to help close the Boston campus’ budget gap and ensure that no state funds would be used for private college acquisitions. Ultimately... Read more

Anger and resentment that had been simmering among UMass Boston students and staff for the past week, since UMass Amherst announced a deal to purchase... Read more

UMass Boston’s interim chancellor, Barry Mills, has moved to ease anxieties and boost morale on the Dorchester campus as a controversy over UMass Amherst’s planned acquisition of Mount Ida College embroiled the statewide university system. Mills, who... Read more

Editor’s Note, March 26: A story that was published in the March 22 edition of the Reporter — "Report shows jump in students living in private Dorchester housing" — has been withdrawn by Reporter editors today because the city of Boston's 2017-2018... Read more

The TechBoston Academy’s boys basketball team travelled to Springfield for “a business trip” on Saturday.
And as promised, they handled business.

The Bears capped off a dominant postseason with an emphatic 78-40 win over Taconic to capture... Read more

The Mattapan campus of Saint John Paul II Catholic Academy will close its doors at the end of the school year, according to academy officials, who told parents in a letter on Thursday. All students and most faculty will be absorbed into the other three... Read more

Boston Public School will not be implementing controversial new start and end times for the 2018-2019 school year, Superintendent Tommy Chang announced Friday morning. The proposed times prompted outcry from school communities and elected officials... Read more

Pushback to proposed changes to Boston Public School start times consumed a series of well-attended meetings across the city this week, as school community members fretted about potentially... Read more

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