Advocates say the practice is dangerous and overused. Among the cases reported, 244 resulted in injuries to students or staff, the data find.
At least a dozen New England colleges and universities issued statements urging students to follow their consciences when deciding whether to take part in protests.
The mayor of Medford said McGlynn Middle School Principal Jake Edwards was placed on paid leave after no one reported the discovery of a gun magazine at the school.
Students at at least 40 middle and high schools from Eastham to Williamstown are planning to participate in a national school walkout on March 14.
It's the second year in a row in the top spot for Massachusetts, which also had the greatest increase in performance over the last decade.
Sattler College is expected to open in Boston this fall, with a focus on Christianity and a $9,000 sticker price.
Massachusetts has relatively low rates of gun violence and tougher laws. But the state is trying to tackle what some see as a social contagion of violence by other means:...
Some Boston Public Schools are trying a new approach in kindergarten and first grade, to help better meet the needs of kids who who didn’t go to preschool -- and...
It’s the first time the union will have charter school staff in their ranks.
The school announced Tuesday that it received 150 cartons of rare material from the 74-year-old Davis, including letters, personal writings and unpublished speeches.
As traffic raced by, students wept, embraced and left flowers at a makeshift memorial before heading back into class.
The former president of Tufts University and chancellor at MIT will be Harvard University's 29th president.
As city and state officials tout budget increases, they’re also pointing fingers when it comes to explaining lingering shortfalls.
As the organization Families for Excellent Schools plans to close amid scandal, Massachusetts’ ed reform advocates say they’re glad to be rid of it.
Harvard President Drew Faust said it will be a challenge but that the "grave risks" posed by climate change require action.
After allegations of harassment, and violations of campaign-finance law in Massachusetts, the chairman of the New York group's board says "the support necessary to keep the organization going is not...
In a new book, the radical activist tackles "myths" circulating in the American conversation about public schools.
The student newspaper also announced Friday it'll ditch "The Crusader" name and become "The Spire."
The newspaper shared its name with a Ku Klux Klan publication. The staff at The Crusader announced Friday the paper will now be known as The Spire.
New research concludes that there are many children who had the ability to become inventors but didn’t because of where they were born.