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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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Your Preschool Questions, Answered

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Whatever Happened to Universal Pre-K?

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Meet the Preschool Squad


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There Will Be a 2020 Freshman Class at Hampshire College

A windfall of donations is keeping the quirky college afloat.

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NAACP, Lawyers for Civil Rights Call for Overhaul of BPS Exam School Admissions

Critics have long argued that the system disproportionately excludes black and Latinx students from the city’s most prestigious public schools.

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Uh Oh: The Harvard Fencing Scandal Has Prompted a Federal Investigation

A dad’s suspicious home purchase has caught the attention of the feds.

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Parkland Survivor Kyle Kashuv’s Admission to Harvard Revoked

Screenshots of Kashuv using racial slurs circulated on social media in May.

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Welcome to Camp Stress

When did sending your kid to sleepaway camp become the most dreaded part of the summer?

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Graduation Speaker Showdown!

Harvard and MIT’s graduation speakers go head to head.


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Best Schools 2018

Best Schools 2018

Our exclusive ranking of the top districts in Greater Boston.


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Massachusetts Is Top State for High Schools, U.S. News and World Report Says

In a ranking of 17,000 schools, we came out on top.

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Harvard’s Dunster House Kills Its Annual Goat Roast

Instead, keep an eye out for the annual...petting zoo?

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Harvard Is Investigating Questions about Fencing Coach’s House Sale

So was it bribery? An "independent review" is underway.

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Question Pulled from MCAS for Asking Students to Write as Racist Character

How did this one get approved?

K-12 Education

Teaching Race

Boston Public Schools equity warrior Colin Rose has a plan to close the district’s opportunity gap—if only teachers and administrators could see what the problem is in the first place.

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Past School Rankings

Past School Rankings


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Feds: BU, BC, Northeastern Were Sent Fraudulent SAT Scores

Investigators revealed a scheme that involved celebrities and other wealthy parents who sought admission to elite colleges.

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Boston’s College Problem

Local schools are going broke—and time is running out before we’ll all have to pay.

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Boston’s Preschool Program Ranks Near the Top among Major Cities

Rutgers researchers gave Boston and four other cities a "gold" rating.

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Hampshire College Says It’s Looking to Merge

The storied and famously weird institution is the latest liberal arts school to face financial problems.

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