Harvard University police are stepping up their presence on campus after hundreds of students and those affiliated with the university received an emailed death threat on Friday.
The search committee charged with finding a new Boston school superintendent says 41 individuals have either completed or initiated an application for the job.
A retired Milton High School guidance counselor has been charged with stealing about $30,000 in fees paid by students for advanced placement tests.
The speech is being billed as a chance for Biden to discuss “the opportunities and challenges posed by the rapidly changing international environment and discuss the administration’s strategy for ensuring effective American leadership in the 21st century.”
University officials defended their decision not to inform students about two recent alleged rapes on campus, saying suspects were quickly apprehended and there was no danger to the campus.
The University of Massachusetts Amherst is suspending the use of students as confidential informants against drug dealers on campus.
The university said it will look into whether its policy should be revised to “require informants in a drug case to also receive a mandatory referral to an addiction specialist.”
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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