Faculty and students are criticizing Harvard University for secretly photographing about 2,000 students in 10 lecture halls last spring as part of a study on classroom attendance.
A Moroccan man living in Connecticut who told people he wanted to fly bombs on remote-controlled planes into a federal building in Hartford and Harvard University was sentenced to two years in prison, followed by deportation.
The report predicts that by 2025 public campuses will graduate roughly 55,000 to 65,000 fewer students than employers will need.
Part-time professors at Tufts University in Medford have signed off on a new contract with the school, giving them a significant pay raise as well as stronger job security.
The online survey went into more detail about the nature of possible sexual assaults and sexual harassment than surveys at other schools.
54 percent of school districts have opted to administer the English and mathematics PARCC exams to students in grades 3-8 next year, instead of the MCAS exams. This was the first time school systems were given the choice of which test to administer in grades 3-8.
A judge has ruled that four men charged with raping a University of Massachusetts student in her Amherst dorm room two years ago can be tried together, but with one major restriction.
Huge crowds including Keene State College students and visitors to an annual pumpkin festival in New Hampshire became unruly Saturday, leading to injuries and arrests.
The proposed schools initially were cleared to submit final applications but were later told they could not because of a state law that required the school districts they are applying in to be in the lowest 10 percentile of MCAS scores statewide.
Both Democrat Martha Coakley and Republican Charlie Baker called on the state Board of Education to reverse a ruling that all but eliminated Commonwealth charter school applicants in Brockton and Fitchburg.
Massachusetts and Rhode Island are among six states that have been granted a one-year extension for certain provisions of the No Child Left behind Act because the states have already implemented education reforms that go beyond the law’s requirements.
President Robert Caret is highlighting the impact and contributions of the five-campus system on the state.
Experts attribute the increase to heightened awareness of the problem and more victims coming forward.