High-profile ballot questions that would authorize additional charter schools and legalize the adult use of marijuana have similar levels of "strong support" among likely Massachusetts voters but are backed by "somewhat opposite groups," a new poll... Read more
Boston Latin School's interim head master on Tuesday attributed the school's downgrade this year to a "technicality," but state Elementary and Secondary Education Commissioner Mitchell Chester said the 95 percent participation rate in student... Read more
The Boston Public Schools will adopt a comprehensive strategy to address and prevent racial harassment of its students that will include annual trainings, an annual school-wide survey of the racial climate, and the establishment of a diversity/non-... Read more
Enrollment at the five University of Massachusetts campuses shot up 27 percent over the past decade and surpassed the 74,000 mark for the first time this year, presenting university overseers with a welcome challenge: managing growth.
Over the... Read more
In a feisty hour-long debate Tuesday over whether Massachusetts should expand access to charter schools, questions of funding and student-body makeup dominated a back-and-forth over a ballot question that Gov. Charlie Baker has put at the top of his... Read more
As the fall semester nears, a pair of UMass Boston construction projects principally aimed at relocating utility infrastructure on Columbia Point remain in progress this month. Part of the work— along the perimeter road on the eastern side of the... Read more
Citing "declining enrollment and mounting financial difficulties," the board of Elizabeth Seton Academy has voted to close the school effective immediately.
Frances Birmingham, the chair of the Board of Trustees, informed families... Read more
They used to brush silently past one another, scurrying straight-eyed toward a table of familiar faces.
But now at the Codman Square Health Center dining room, employees mix freely with Codman Academy students who share the facilities, many of... Read more
Melville Park resident Orlando Cruz, Jr. is a college admissions dean’s dream: exemplary student, award-winning athlete, hip-hop dance instructor, and conscientious member of the community.
As a sophomore track sprinter for the Wilbraham and... Read more
A Dorchester-based charter school that was forced to close its doors this year has sold its Hancock Street campus to another Dorchester charter school for $3.2 million. The Conservatory Lab Charter School has purchased the land and building at 127... Read more