After more than 20 years at Dorchester’s Richard J. Murphy K-8 School – 10 of those years as the school leader – Courtney Sheppeck announced this week she will be leaving to take a new position as principal of the Blackstone Elementary School in the South... Read more
Boston College High School has named Paul Zukauskas, who graduated from the Dorchester high school in 1997 and eventually played five seasons in the National Football League, as its new head football coach. A standout athlete on the BC High gridiron,... Read more
The Boston Public School district and the Wu administration will be asking for state money to help with the funding of either a new school or a renovated school complex on what is now the McCormack School campus on Dorchester’s Columbia Point that is in... Read more
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


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