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City of Spies

Charles Lieber had a brilliant mind. So it was widely assumed, at least among the rarified upper echelons of the scientific community, that there would […]

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A Boston University Student Is Suing the School for a Refund

While local universities are doing their best to finish out the school year from a distance, it’s no secret that virtual classes are a poor […]

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It’s Official: Massachusetts Schools Are Closed for the Year

The past month has been a major adjustment, to say the least, for parents, teachers, and kids, all of whom have had to adapt to […]

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The Shop: An Innovation Hub Changing the Face of Middle School Education

Everything changed for education on the morning of March 13. Schools closed, students stayed home, and the entire system became paralyzed due to the Coronavirus. […]

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Sorry, Parents: Boston Schools Will Not Reopen on May 4

Apologies in advance to any parents who were clinging to the faintest hope that Boston schools might reopen by May 4, the date an order […]

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How Local Colleges Are Handling Commencement During the Coronavirus Crisis

Boston College: May 18 Status: Indefinite. “At this time, due to COVID-19, a decision has not yet been made regarding the 144th Commencement Exercises.” Boston […]

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Is UMass’s Marty Meehan Boston’s New King of Clubs?

It’s Thursday night at the University of Massachusetts Club, and I’m drinking a glass of Cloudy Bay sauvignon blanc by the elevator when I spot […]

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The Tragic, Enduring Legacy of Phoebe Prince

Sascha is a 14-year-old ninth grader at Needham High School. She plays volleyball for the freshman team and ballroom dances competitively. She loves history and […]

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Another Promising Student Has Been Kicked Out by Customs in Boston

When word got out that Mohammad Shahab Dehghani Hossein, a Northeastern student from Iran, had been ensnared by immigration authorities at Logan Airport and kept […]

Education

How This Innovative School’s MIT and Juilliard Collaborations Make It One of the Most Sought After Schools in Boston

On a recent school day, a group of students was given a challenge. Five hours. One real-world problem. Find a solution. This assignment, an “express” […]

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College Closures Grabbed Headlines, but Unaffordability Crushed Students in the 2010s

Ten years ago the cost of attending a private college was more expensive in Massachusetts than anywhere else (and it still is), but back then […]

Education

Striking Harvard Grad Students Hope to Send a Message “Nationwide”

Chanting “What’s up? Time’s up!” and marching down the winding paths in Harvard Yard, a small army of grad students at the nation’s wealthiest and […]

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The Definitive Month by Month Timeline for Applying to Private Schools

Though admissions schedules differ by school, this monthly schedule can help you stay on track during your search for the perfect private school for your […]

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Want the Most Bang for Your Buck? This Is the Massachusetts College for You

It’s tough to surprise anyone around these parts with a new college ranking, unless you’re really invested in the battle between our two elite Cambridge […]

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New England Law “Betrayed” Students by Naming Scott Brown Dean, Petition Says

Last week, New England Law Boston announced that, after a five-month national search, the institution had selected a new dean and president: triathlete, ex-senator, and […]