Boston Public Schools Considers Plan to Eliminate Middle Schools
K-12 Education

Boston Public Schools Considers Plan to Eliminate Middle Schools

The district's preferred policy proposal is to move the middle grades to elementary and high schools.


Boston University President's Salary Tops Schools in Region
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Boston University President's Salary Tops Schools in Region

Berklee School of Music Ends Relationship with Professor over Abuse Allegations
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Berklee School of Music Ends Relationship with Professor over Abuse Allegations

In Praise of Mediocre Kids
K-12 Education

In Praise of Mediocre Kids


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Two Mass. Officials Were in Florida School during Shooting

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Harvard Received 42,742 Applications this Year

It’s a record-setting total.

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BPS Considers Plan to Eliminate Middle Schools

Will this go over better than start time changes?

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K-12 Education

BPS Is Getting a Second Snow Day

The bombogenesis is here.

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K-12 Education

Boston Public Schools Won’t Change Start Times Next Year

The decision comes after parents voiced strong concerns.

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NAACP Pans BPS Schedule Changes

They say the start times disproportionately harm families of color.


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Harvard Accepts 14.5 Percent of Early Applicants

It’s still really hard to get in, though.

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Berklee Cuts Ties with Professor Accused of Sexual Abuse

He’s also now been removed from roles at other schools.

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FBI to Probe Racist Messages at Framingham State

A series of fliers have targeted black students this semester.

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BU’s President Took Home Nearly $2.5 Million in 2015

It’s the seventh-highest total among private college leaders.

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BPS Faces School Start Time Backlash

Some elementary schools are slated to start at 7:15 a.m. next year.

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K-12 Education

Why Did it Take So Long to Change School Starting Times?

The evidence in favor was clear for a long time.

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Education

Mass. Education Leaders Condemn Tax Bill

"[It] threatens the financial stability of universities."

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K-12 Education

BPS Paid Employees Under the Table

Using student activity fund money.

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Harvard Targeted with Affirmative Action Probe

Can diversity efforts coexist with fair admissions policies?

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