Others who participated in the study might have unknown twin siblings, writes Sarah Ruth Bates, and the university should release the data.
The legislature’s failure to pass the Healthy Youth Act means there are still no rules when it comes to sex ed in Massachusetts, writes Jaclyn Friedman.
Sex talk 2.0 is about being more present, listening more and talking more, writes Maribeth McKeon Sanabria.
Many students enter college unsure of what they want to be when they grow up, writes Rich Barlow. Liberal arts let them explore various fields and options.
The 1993 reform law has not resulted in the kind of change we all expected from a $2 billion a year increase in state education funding, writes Ed Moscovitch.
Autism, diagnosed in nearly 3 percent of kids in some communities, is a public health emergency, writes Ilyse Levine-Kanji. Her eldest son was diagnosed 18 years ago.
As author Anne Mackin watches her son and his European fiancee decide where to live, she wonders how the U.S. can compete with Europe and Canada.
We young people have the potential and desire to create change in our communities, writes Julian Viviescas, a junior at Lowell High School. A bill before the Legislature would make...
Hunger and homelessness prevent thousands of Massachusetts students from completing a college degree, write Sara Goldrick-Rab and Pam Eddinger.
My mother wants to learn a new language, English, and master it, writes Boston student Ardit Brikaj. His essay is featured in a new book about the immigrant experience published...
Most of the up-front costs of free tuition could be covered with the money Uncle Sam currently spends on higher education, writes Rich Barlow.
According to the latest report from Success Boston, more Boston Public Schools graduates are earning college degrees, writes Jacob Murray. But a closer look at the data tells a more...
News reports of Mount Ida’s closure have focused on the business ethics of the acquisition and the academic fate of students, writes Christopher John Stephens. What about the faculty and...
Knowledge of the Holocaust needs to be in service of producing a less fragile democracy, writes Roger Brooks, in which bigotry and hatred are less and less likely.
Too many colleges continue to equate strategic growth and survival with expanding or updating their physical campus, writes Jacob Murray.
A new report finds that many Massachusetts school districts hold kids publicly accountable for unpaid cafeteria bills, a practice known as "lunch shaming."
A Utah law to promote so-called "free-range parenting" only scratches the surface of cultural changes we need to help kids thrive.
Could these parallel movements merge to achieve a greater good?
Teacher Chris Madson did the math: during the school year, students at his Boston public school will “skip” the equivalent of more than 72,000 classes because of cell phone use.
Sustained protest actions like walkouts can ignite real social change, writes Miles Howard.