Education

20 Tips to Get Your Kid into College...Legally

From choosing the right test, to crafting the perfect essay—here's how to hack the college admissions process without committing fraud.


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Your Preschool Questions, Answered

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Education

Whatever Happened to Universal Pre-K?

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Meet the Preschool Squad


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Guides

The Best Public High Schools in Mass., Ranked

How well did your district do?

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Education

The Confusing MIT Court Decision, Explained

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

With a Boston College baseball cap replacing his mortarboard, Entertainer Bill Cosby adjusts his reading glasses while delivering his commencement address at Boston College in Chestnut Hill, Mass., Monday May 20, 1996.
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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Best Schools 2018

Best Schools 2018

Our exclusive ranking of the top districts in Greater Boston.


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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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Education

Harvard Accepted Just 4.59 Percent of Applicants

It’s the lowest rate in school history.

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Past School Rankings


Chefs

José Andrés Is Getting an Honorary Public Service Degree from Tufts

The decorated chef is the Friedman School of Nutrition’s commencement speaker.

K-12 Education

No, Mass. Isn’t Arming Teachers

The Board of Elementary and Secondary Education unanimously panned the idea.

David Hogg, a student survivor from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. addresses a community rally for common sense gun legislation at Temple B'nai Abraham Sunday, Feb. 25, 2018, in Livingston, N.J. Speakers include student survivors from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., including Hogg, Ryan Deitsch and Matthew Deitsch.
Education

Parkland Students Speak at Harvard Kennedy School

They called for civic engagement and political accountability.

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Education

Five Women Accuse Director James Toback of Sexual Abuse at Harvard Club

They join nearly 400 others who have come forward with allegations of his misbehavior.

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