As rumor mills go, St. Peter's Parish is no different than any other in this age of church closings and parochial school consolidations. So when the 7:30 mass was taken off... Read more
Employing Dorchester as a backdrop, Gov. Deval Patrick this week officially unveiled his highly-anticipated education reform effort, dubbed the Readiness Project.
The raft of proposals - full-day kindergarten and universal pre-kindergarten, a "... Read more
As the school year draws to a close, the three schools that make up the Dorchester Education Complex are all on the brink of leadership changes.
The complex on Dunbar Avenue, which houses the Edward G. Noonan Business Academy, the Academy of... Read more
St. Peter's School had their last day of school ever last Friday, ending 110 years of Catholic education on Bowdoin Street.
At the last graduation ceremony Thursday night, some parents said they hadn't found new schools for their children yet,... Read more
At St. Kevin's School, the final day was celebrated with a special mass for the school. Tears and laughter and plenty of song carried off the students inside the chapel on Columbia Road.
Fr. Tim Kearney, a former St. Kevin's seventh-grade... Read more
Strapped for cash in a tight budget year for the city, Boston's public schools has no choice but to change, BPS Superintendent Carol Johnson told a fired-up Boston City Council last Friday afternoon.
The council's hearing on the BPS... Read more
On Friday, May 16, 50 deserving Jeremiah Burke High School students each received a key that they hoped would start the 1999 Saab 9.3 that Village Automotive Group had donated as part of their Keys to Success program. One by one, each student tried to... Read more
The wheels of progress roll on at Dorchester's new Pope John Paul II Academy parochial school system. A new regional director has been chosen, a new pastor was appointed for St. Gregory's, and media photographers dodged dirt thrown by third graders on... Read more