Moderating a candidates forum—especially among 11 competitors—does not give one the best vantage from which to assess the performances. Nevertheless, I have a few observations […]
N.H. Wong, a public school teacher in Massachusetts, is writing under a false name in order to avoid a trip to the principal’s office. Teachers […]
In a struggling neighborhood filled with kids from struggling families, two of the city’s worst-performing schools are on diverging paths.
Wednesday was a big day for Boston’s fledgling mayor’s race: In the morning, there was an eight-candidate forum at the Boston Society of Architects and, […]
Stargazers are in luck: a Massachusetts public school is auctioning off a massive structure that lets you scope the sky for celestial activity at night. […]
Practicing martial arts requires a great deal of discipline, much of which, according to local experts, is derived from gardening and farming dating back to […]
As Carol Johnson prepares to step down after six tumultuous years as Boston’s superintendent of schools, her job performance has become a central issue in the city’s first competitive mayoral race in a generation. Critics portray her as an ineffective steward, while her admirers say she’s been a compassionate leader. So how’d she do, really?
After six years at the helm of Boston Public Schools, Carol Johnson announced today that she’ll be stepping down at the end of the school […]
The Boston School Assignment saga has reached a resolution: the ‘Home-Based Plan’ will be implemented with the 2014-15 school year. The External Advisory Board deserves […]