Education

Is Harvard Broken?

The soul of the university is up for grabs as it faces questions about student life, PC culture, and how to manage its gazillion-dollar endowment.


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Education

Gov. Charlie Baker Joins Critics of Mount Ida following Acquisition Announcement

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K-12 Education

Massachusetts Test Scores Top Nation's School Districts Again

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Education

A Harvard Student Said Trump Lawyer Michael Cohen Threatened Him


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Want a Better Shot at Getting into UMass-Amherst?

Move to Connecticut.

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Education

Here’s How to Go to UMass Boston for Free

One local CEO wants to pay students’ tuition and offer them post-grad employment.

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K-12 Education

TBT: Mass. Becomes the First State to Make Kids Go to School

Compulsory education laws are now on the books across the country.

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Education

UMass’s Mount Ida Headache Isn’t Going Away

The faculty at UMass Boston have “no confidence” in the university system’s leaders.

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K-12 Education

Fourteen Students Have Been Accused of Vandalizing Arlington High School

Anti-gay slurs and a swastika were found outside the school last week.

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The Best Public High Schools in Mass., Ranked

How well did your district do?


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Our exclusive ranking of the top districts in Greater Boston.

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Education

The Confusing MIT Court Decision, Explained

Here’s what a ruling on a student suicide means for higher education.

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Education

Boston College Will Rescind Bill Cosby’s Honorary Degree

The school initially said it was against its policy to do so.

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Education

Bill Gates Wishes He’d Been More "Sociable" at Harvard

It worked out just fine for him anyway.

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Education

NEC Honors Coretta Scott King with New Statue

The bronze bust memorializes the civil rights icon, an NEC alum.

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Education

The Justice Department Is Looking into Admissions at Several New England Schools

The government is probing Amherst, Williams, Tufts, and others.

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Education

Everyone is Mad at Mount Ida College

Gov. Charlie Baker joined the chorus of critics of the school’s recent sale to UMass Amherst.

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K-12 Education

Mass. Students’ Test Scores Are the Best in the Nation

Way to go!

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Education

Michael Cohen Allegedly Threatened a Harvard Student

The lawyer was not pleased after the campus humor magazine pranked then-candidate Donald Trump.

Education

Brandeis Fires Men’s Basketball Coach after Accusations of Racism

Students said he was biased and made offensive comments.

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