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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.
"What automatic translation does for us as humans is really open doors," says one computer scientist with Carnegie Mellon University's Language Technologies Institute.
There is some question as to whether the Boston School Committee violated the state's open meeting law by not voting on the settlement agreement in open session.
Republican primary candidate for governor Scott Lively talks about his vision for Massachusetts.
Supporters say the bill will not remove lessons about the benefits of abstinence and will not require schools to teach a particular sex education curriculum.
When the most powerful person in the land has never relied on himself, trouble ensues! Keith David ("Greenleaf") and James Naughton ("The Blacklist," "Our Town") co-star in a folktale that...
Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson talks with Shannon Kennedy and Steve Kaufmann, who each speak more than a half dozen languages.
Wentworth Institute of Technology construction management students are learning on the job site -- at a building the college is putting up.
An employee with a Harvard University-affiliated research center was captured on video asking a neighbor if she and her young daughter lived in affordable apartments.
All this week, we're talking about language. We want to know: What questions do you have on the subject?
"I think Americans have a mindset that, as a country, we're not good at languages," says the executive director of the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages.
Drowning is the main cause of unintentional injury for kids in Massachusetts. Today, many parents are turning to swimming lessons as a way of protecting their kids.
Sex talk 2.0 is about being more present, listening more and talking more, writes Maribeth McKeon Sanabria.
University of Massachusetts trustees have voted to increase in-state tuition by 2.5 percent, and out of state tuition by 3 percent.
Governor Charlie Baker is asking the Legislature to use surplus budget funds on school safety measures, including more mental health resources, upgrading alarm systems and creating a tip line for...
The USA Memory Championship features flashy feats of memory but it aims to show that everyone can remember things better -- if they know how to train.
Many students enter college unsure of what they want to be when they grow up, writes Rich Barlow. Liberal arts let them explore various fields and options.
"Efforts to restrict which federal agencies a faculty member can approach for research funding are antithetical to academic freedom," a university spokeswoman said.
Trap shooting teams gradually fell out of favor in New York's North Country amid the push for stricter gun laws. But now, the sport is coming back.