About 13 percent of the colleges and universities that would face a tax on their endowment under a provision in the House GOP tax plan are in Massachusetts.
The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court is considering whether MIT can be held liable for a student's suicide.
The family of Han Duy Nguyen, an MIT graduate student who killed himself in 2009, sued the school for wrongful death.
This summer, women students at Olin College, an engineering school in Needham, Mass., played a major role in transforming the college’s machine shop, once a daunting space to students who...
The private Jesuit school, better known for its philosophy and economics programs, says the science facility will also bring a new engineering major to campus.
Walsh and others concede that Boston Public Schools still face a big challenges. But there isn't anything like agreement about how to fix them.
Jackson says that, if elected mayor, he’d reallocate $45 million directly to public schools in Boston.
The university and a congressional committee are now investigating allegations against David Marchant.
The photo appeared to show two white children holding leashes attached to a black child.
The lawsuit says DeVos' rules violate civil rights laws because they treat violations based on sex differently than civil-rights abuses based on race or nationality, among other claims.
State education leaders hope to head off parental panic with letters home that explain that this year, lower scores won't be held against students or their teachers.
Maine has kept college costs flat and is trying to capitalize on that by luring students from states like Massachusetts.
Barry Mills, who was hired in March to lead UMass Boston amid significant financial challenges, announced he will be stepping down as interim chancellor at the end of the academic...
David Chard, who became the college's president just last summer, decided that a merger was the best option for the small campus, home to just 68 faculty members and just...
Millions of Americans are paying for college -- as parents, students, and graduates. And many are worried that they're paying too much.
Researchers say reading is a competency to be carefully built, one that depends on a variety of experiences: from “rich conversations” to rhyming and wordplay. And those should start young.
At a forum at Harvard Thursday night, she was greeted with protesters who accused her of being too friendly to corporate interests and weak on campus assault and structural racism....
Coping with trauma is a fact of life for districts like Boston, with immigrant students arriving every week from areas marked by violence and poverty. But big disasters send hundreds...
Eighty percent of public school students in the western Massachusetts city are of Puerto Rican descent.
For many years, Mass. schools have been judged mainly based on students' standardized test scores. The new plan seeks to broaden the definition of what makes a good school.