Boston students who participated in a school integration program in suburban districts scored higher on certain standardized tests and were more likely to enroll in four-year colleges, according to newly released research findings. Participants selected... Read more
The University of Massachusetts Boston has received a $10 million commitment from Boston-based New Balance Athletics, Inc. to establish the New Balance Institute for Innovative Leadership in Sport on the Columbia Point campus. The gift will provide... Read more
A much improved $10 million Joint Apprentice Training Center (JATC) is now open on the Dorchester campus of the IBEW Local 103, where some 2,000 apprentice electricians are learning state-of-the-art technology in expanded classrooms and collaborative... Read more
A recent guest speaker at Madison Park Vocational and Technical High School had two 9mm firearms stolen out of his personal car while it was parked on school property. On the date of the incident, Friday, Nov. 18, the car was parked in the Madison Park... Read more
As the pandemic continues to affect life across the country, educators are grappling with widespread burnout as teachers are leaving their profession in numbers larger than normal. Locally, the problem has presented itself at every type of school in... Read more
Supt. Brenda Cassellius announced in a letter to parents on Wednesday afternoon that the Boston Public Health Commission (BPHC) had advised that masks no longer need to be required in Boston Public School (BPS) buildings starting on Monday, June 13. The... Read more
Boston Police are investigating an incident it has classified as aggravated assault where a female student reportedly provoked a fight with another female student and then deployed a Taser stun gun during the affray at the Henderson Upper School on May 19... Read more
Lily Handy entered her freshman year at Boston Arts Academy (BAA), which has been in Fields Corner on Charles Street for the last several years, with the highest of expectations three years ago. The most recent in a long line of family members who had... Read more
Annissa Essaibi George, the former city councillor at-large who ran for mayor in 2021, is back in the classroom. Essaibi George, who spent 13 years teaching at East Boston High School before she joined the City Council, is substitute teaching around the... Read more
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In the ancient Greek fables of Aesop, we are cautioned: “Be careful what you wish for.” We are applying that advice today to the non-binding vote taken by Bostonians last November to reinstate an elected school committee to oversee the Boston Public... Read more


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