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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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These Roxbury Prep Kids Can Kick Your Kid’’s MCAS!

Charter school advocates think they know how to save our students. With charters like Roxbury Prep set to expand dramatically, we’re about to find out if they’re right.

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A Question of Scale

The bad news: Massachusetts is facing an obesity crisis. The good news? There’s a way to fix it.

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Sextracurricular Activities

When an abstinence club at Harvard got a little too preachy, a student group sprang up to defend a campus activity few thought would ever be imperiled: college kids having sex.

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The Best Schools (For You and Your Kid)

Public versus private. It’s an age-old debate in these parts, but today parents all over the Hub are reexamining their long-held assumptions about what’s best for their kids.

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The Case of the Gumshoe Geeks

The curious MIT club that’s taken on a murder investigation as an afterschool project.

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Drew Gilpin Faust and the Incredible Shrinking Harvard

Suddenly, unthinkably, the World’s Richest University finds itself forced to reconsider what it can afford to be. (Losing $11 billion will do that.) But if its president has a master plan for leading the school out of its financial crisis—other than letting Larry Summers take the blame—she’s keeping it to herself.


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Our exclusive ranking of the top districts in Greater Boston.

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Harvard Prez Left Blushing Crimson

Can Drew Gilpin Faust take the faculty’s heat?

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Northeastern’s New Logo

Poor Northeastern. Its neighbors reacted to plans to build new dorms with the same degree of terror South Enders greeted the BU Biolab, and Boston […]

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Advancements in Underage Drinking Punishments

Confidential to local high school students—life is not an episode of Gossip Girl. You do not live on the Upper East Side. Most of you […]

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Disorientation 2008

I did college orientation twice, and I hated it both times. The first was for my short-lived stint at the University of Rhode Island. The […]

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Replacing John and Elizabeth Edwards

Late yesterday, word came down that philanderer and former presidential hopeful John Edwards and his wife Elizabeth won’t appear at Salem State College on Sept. […]

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Local Restroom Doesn’t Ascend the Throne

Back in July, we told you that the Smith College of Art’s bathroom was a finalist for the coveted America’s Best Restroom Award. The winners […]

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The Lessons of Newton North

In leafy Newton, the townsfolk have long been infected by a particularly potent strain of education lust. But now, with a $200 million high school tearing the city apart, it’s more than merely a reputation for great education that’s at stake. It’s the future of Newton as we know it.

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Will 18-Year-Olds Soon Be Able to Drink Up?

I had my first drink during my freshman year of college. The kid who lived across the hall from me was making a packie run, […]

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Harvard Is Over-rated

A new study will be released tomorrow that confirms what many of us who couldn’t get in have said for years—Harvard University isn’t that great. […]

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