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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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Crime and Punishment

Now that the Red Sox celebrations are over, the city can get back to business as usual. Mayor Tom Menino can ride his bike around […]

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Elementary My Dear…Say Wha?

There’s something undeniably sad about scientist James Watson‘s recent plunge into racism and disgrace. As you might have heard, the Nobel Laureate, credited with co-discovering […]

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Shennanigans Will Result in Homework

We love it when judges get sick of meting out the same punishments day after day and get creative. Behold the genius that is Judge […]

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We’d Give You an F in Handling Adversity

We’ve all had the professor that hates us for no good reason. Maybe he hates you because you have an ease with the ladies he […]

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A Textbook Case of Missing the Point

The old dictum about how the less important something is, the more heated people get about it, seems especially apt today. The Globe has a […]

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Graduating Cum Laude from Romper Room

After a grueling admissions process, many young people in Boston are preparing to head to school this week. The parents of these children are full […]


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Best Schools 2018

Best Schools 2018

Our exclusive ranking of the top districts in Greater Boston.


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Harvard: Saving the Planet One Full House at a Time

You’d expect that kind of thing from one of the world’s leading universities — a plan to create international peace. What you wouldn’t expect is […]

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Turn That Smile Upside Down

Somebody in the Mayor’s press office needs a raise. Tom Menino’s Camp Harbor View — which has provided free summer fun (and supervision) for 300 […]

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Harvard: Too Good For You

Harvard hates you. Well, it doesn’t hate you so much as it thinks you’re too stupid to live. Even by Ivy League standards, the snooty […]

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Feldman’s Summer Vacation

Noah Feldman, Harvard Law’s new professor, has started some trouble on his way to Cambridge. Feldman wrote an article for The New York Times Magazine […]

The Right Private School for Your Kid

A prep school education, as any parent who’s ever signed a tuition check well knows, is a serious investment. And considering the money you’re laying […]

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Past School Rankings

Past School Rankings


And you thought picking a preschool was hard. Choosing the best high school is an even tougher assignment. That’s why we’ve taken out the guesswork with our most comprehensive ranking yet of which schools are worth the money -- whether in tui

Chris Coughlin, a tall, sandy-haired senior at Noble and Greenough School, knew he’d had enough of Natick High School when his geometry teacher assigned a […]

New England’s best colleges spill the beans about which boston-area high schools, public and private, they look to first for future freshmen — and why.

Walking the hallways of this $54 million school complex that rose last year in Massachusetts farm country 20 miles from the New Hampshire border is […]

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