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
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 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
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
YOU ARE INVITED from Mather Elementary on Vimeo. The students of Mather Elementary School on Meetinghouse Hill will celebrate their 375th anniversary. The Mather was the first public elementary school in North America— and the school hopes that President... Read more
MBTA Lot: Roughly two dozen vehicles were parked in the T’s Mattapan lot early Monday afternoon. Lauren Dezenski photo A Hyde Park-based charter school is in talks to buy an MBTA parking lot in Mattapan Square and build a new school next to the T trolley... Read more


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