Massachusetts is the only state in the country where the legislature, judiciary, and governor's office are all exempt from public records laws.
Smith College will investigate why campus police were called on a black student who was eating lunch in a common room.
Just before the end of Massachusetts' legislative session, time ran out on a new education funding bill that would have updated the formula the state uses to determine how much...
Legislators are trying to reach compromises on a slew of bills before the midnight deadline Tuesday, including decisions on health care spending, education funding and economic development.
What impact does that language deprivation have on deaf children, and how can it be overcome?
Four years ago, Boston began using a computerized school assignment system with the intention of reducing segregation and improving equity in the city's school system. But a recent report has...
The School Committee vote to approve the deal with the former superintendent was not held in a public meeting, possibly in violation of state law.
Republican primary candidate for governor Scott Lively talks about his vision for Massachusetts.
We look at the major headlines and news stories of the past week.
Despite the unanimous vote, a number of community members expressed concerns over the selection process.
Meghna Chakrabarti discusses her recent interview with Lawrence Bacow.
Harvard University’s 29th president, Larry Bacow, shares his vision and values for the institution and weighs in on the pending discrimination lawsuit.
Since the last interim superintendent tenure lasted nearly two years, we wanted to ask Perille about her vision for Boston Public Schools and its students.
In a statement, Mayor Marty Walsh and School Committee Chairman Michael Loconto praised Laura Perille as a "longtime school improvement advocate, BPS parent and an experienced school system partner."
The surprise announcement comes three years into Chang's five year contract.
Does UMass President Marty Meehan feel that he should have handled the purchase of Mount Ida differently?
Supporters say the MCAS is a necessary and useful accountability tool, while critics argue it has handcuffed teachers and dictated content in the classroom.
Charter schools were meant to be engines of education innovation, with more freedom to organize around a core mission and curriculum. They are meant also to provide parents with more...
Has the MCAS helped educational outcomes, or held some kids back?
A lawsuit against Harvard claims the school unfairly discriminates against Asian-American applicants.