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Pay for BU, Simmons Presidents among the Highest in the Country

It still pays real well to be in the college president-ing business, especially if you’re BU President Robert Brown or Simmons College President Helen Drinan, […]

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A Boston College Student Has Been Suspended for Racist Graffiti

A Boston College student has been arrested and suspended after allegedly scrawling disturbing racist graffiti inside one of the university’s dorms. Police this weekend arrested […]

Education

The Interview: Emerson President Lee Pelton

Boston may be a world-class city, but there are still plenty of problems that need fixing. Emerson College’s president is determined to be part of the solution.

Boston, Massachusetts, USA - May 21, 2017: Daytime view of the University of Massachusetts Boston campus along the Boston Harborwalk
Education

UMass Boston Has a Serious Dorm Problem on Its Hands

The first-ever dorms on the campus of UMass Boston are not off to a great start. Under scrutiny, university officials are apologizing to students for […]

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New Emails Show How the Harvard Admissions Sausage Is Made

You’re probably not naive enough to think that all it takes to get into Harvard is book smarts and a can-do attitude. Sure, being a strong student […]

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Boston’s Superintendent Says She Won’t Be Superintendent for Long

So that settles it. Superintendent Laura Perille has put speculation about her future with Boston Public Schools to rest, writing in an op-ed in the Boston Globe […]

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Massachusetts’ 2018 MCAS Scores Are In

Four schools, including one in Boston, will no longer be considered “underperforming” according to the state’s standards, officials announced on Thursday along with the release […]

Education

Parents Want to Keep BPS’ Interim Superintendent from Keeping the Job

If a group of parents, teachers, and civil rights groups in the Boston Public Schools have it their way, interim BPS Superintendent Laura Perille will […]

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Best Schools in Boston 2018

The ultimate guide to Boston preschools. Plus, our annual ranking of the area’s top high schools.

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Bright and Early: Everything You Need to Know About Preschool around Boston

Ask around this brainy town, and parents will swear a happy life begins with the right preschool. But how early should the rat race really start? Clue: It’s younger than you think. A candid look at everything you need to know about early education—before it’s too late.

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How Low Can Preschool Teacher Salaries in the Boston Area Go?

Why is it that preschool teachers make so little in a state with some of the highest childcare costs in the country?

Marty Walsh speaks at a lecturn
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Whatever Happened to Universal Pre-K in Boston?

Five years after Marty Walsh ran on a promise to reform the system, pre-K in Boston is still far from “universal.” But what does that word actually mean? Well, believe it or not, it doesn’t necessarily mean more pre-K.

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Meet the Preschool Squad

Say hello to the parents you’ll be spending the next few years with, whether you like it or not. From the nervous nelly to the naturalist and, of course, the overachiever, here’s who you’ll be seeing in the parking lot and on the playground.

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How Massachusetts Ranked in Forbes‘ 2018 Top Colleges List

Once again, Massachusetts schools are sitting comfortably atop a list of the county’s top colleges. According to a list published by Forbes this week, Harvard […]

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UMass Tuition Is Going Up Again in 2018

Students at UMass will have to dig a little deeper for the 2018-2019 school year after the university system decided once again to raise tuition. Board members […]