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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 a 74-acre Mt. Ida site, erupted Wednesday at a public meeting on campus attended by hundreds. State Rep... 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the March 22 edition of the Reporter — "Report shows jump in students living in private Dorchester housing" — has been withdrawn by Reporter editors today because the city of Boston's 2017-2018...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 their first... 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 alike... 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 excruciating social and financial disruption for some of the... Read more
Parents and school employees expressed forceful displeasure with a controversial plan to change the start times for Boston Public Schools at a packed meeting at the Mattapan Early Elementary School on Tuesday night. Officials say the plan has been put on... Read more
Facing pushback from parents, advocacy groups, and some city councillors, the Boston Public Schools are open to reassessing their proposed start and end times for the 2018-2019 school year. The school department will host 10 public meetings to solicit... Read more

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