The number of Massachusetts public schools securing the top ranking under the state’s rating system has dropped significantly.
An association representing for-profit schools is suing Attorney General Martha Coakley over new regulations they say are unconstitutional. Coakley says the regulations will help protect students by requiring schools to disclose in ads information about tuition and fees, placement statistics and graduation rates.
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Martha Coakley campaigned Thursday with U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren around the idea of making college more affordable, shifting her focus on the trail from early education to higher education.
Wesleyan University announced Monday it will require its all-male residential fraternities to begin accepting women within three years because residential fraternities “must change to continue to benefit their members and the larger community.”
Dr. Tyler Page, the lead administrator at the new TEC Connections Academy based in East Walpole, joined WBUR’s Morning Edition.
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State education officials say 88 percent of high school sophomores passed the standardized MCAS exam on their first try this year, and that while achievement gaps persist statewide, they are narrowing.
Dozens of people, including many students, were arrested and four police officers suffered minor injuries when alcohol-fueled pre-St. Patrick’s Day celebrations got out of control.
Boston may be moving away from using MCAS exams to assess students in grades 3-8 in favor of a new computer-based test.
In a statement, Fred Lawrence says sexual misconduct at the university “poses a singular threat to our most deeply held values.”
Interim BPS Superintendent John McDonough says at this point there should only be individualized issues, which will be dealt with on a case-by-case basis.
At a time when well-paying jobs are going unfilled for lack of skilled labor. a study has found that many vocational and technical high schools in Massachusetts have long waiting lists for students seeking admission.