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A Massachusetts Educator Won the 2017 National Teacher of the Year Award

According to the Council of Chief State School Officers, no one teaches ninth grade humanities—or anything, basically—as well as Dorchester high school teacher Sydney Chaffee, their […]

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MIT Offers the Best Value Among Universities in the U.S.

It turns out building a Better World pays pretty well, too. In a shocking turn of events, students of the university responsible for things like the Human […]

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Sally Yates Will Be Harvard Law School’s Class Day Speaker

Harvard Law School is bringing in one of the nation’s most prominent attorneys for a big speech: Sally Yates, who was Deputy Attorney General under […]

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Harvard Slips to Third in U.S. News & World Report’s Best Law Schools Rankings

Despite leading the pack in this year’s medical and business school rankings, Harvard slipped to third in U.S. News & World Report‘s best law schools […]

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MIT Applicants Are Hoping to Hear Good News Today…from Ironheart

On this very cold and snowy Pi Day, MIT hopefuls around the world are anxiously awaiting word about whether they’ve been accepted to the prestigious […]

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Harvard Tops U.S. News & World Report’s Best Business Schools Rankings

Once again, Harvard Business School is top dog. Harvard lead U.S. News & World Report‘s 2018 ranking of the best business schools, tying with the […]

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Boston’s Education Gap, Visualized

Boston is arguably the greatest college town in America. The so-called “Athens of America” is consistently ranked among the smartest cities in the United States, and it’s […]

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MIT Media Lab Announces $250,000 for Civil Disobedience

Breaking the rules has never felt so good. On Monday, the MIT Media Lab opened applications for its Disobedience Award, a first-of-its-kind prize for an […]

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Mark Zuckerberg Will Be Harvard’s Commencement Speaker

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg will be Harvard’s 2017 commencement speaker, the college announced today. Zuckerberg, of course, infamously invented the world-changing social media platform while […]

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The Bursting of the Middlebury Bubble

Charles Murray, a fellow at the conservative American Enterprise Institute, is not liked by many in higher education. So it wasn’t surprising to learn that […]

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BU Alumni Help Send Howard Zinn’s Book to Arkansas, Where It Could Be Banned

Just days after an Arkansas lawmaker filed a bill that would ban books written by Boston University professor Howard Zinn from the state’s public schools, BU […]

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FBI Director James Comey to Speak at Boston College

FBI director James Comey, whom some Democrats blame for costing former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton the presidential election, will attend a forum at Boston College next […]

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Massachusetts High Schoolers Rank First in Advanced Placement Scores

With its stellar public school system and world-class universities, Massachusetts is to education what the Patriots are to professional football, but the bay state’s high […]

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How We Became Me

America was built on shared experiences, not solitary enterprises. After the most divisive election in the country’s history, is there any way back to E pluribus unum again?

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Boston Is Not Having Trump’s New Transgender Student Policy

President Trump’s move to roll back protections for transgender students is not going over well in Boston. The move seeks to undo an Obama administration […]