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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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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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K-12 Education

NAACP Pans BPS Schedule Changes

They say the start times disproportionately harm families of color.

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Education

Harvard Accepts 14.5 Percent of Early Applicants

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

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Education

Berklee Cuts Ties with Professor Accused of Sexual Abuse

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

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Hurricane Maria Refugees to Get In-State Tuition Rates

The state’s new Puerto Rican residents can pay the Mass. resident rate for higher ed.


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Education

FBI to Probe Racist Messages at Framingham State

A series of fliers have targeted black students this semester.

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Education

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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K-12 Education

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.

Politics

Walsh Points the Finger at Chang, the Past, over School Fine

The mayor says the BPS superintendent should have told him sooner about IRS issues.

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