A new study, co-authored by Nancy Rappaport, suggests how to prevent school violence while stewarding vulnerable young people.
A high school diploma does not miraculously mitigate the challenges of living in poverty, writes Neema Avashia.
Teenagers today are less interested than ever in driving. What's behind their lack of motivation to get behind the wheel? asks Julie Gerstenblatt.
The legislature’s failure to pass the Healthy Youth Act means there are still no rules when it comes to sex ed in Massachusetts, writes Jaclyn Friedman.
We young people have the potential and desire to create change in our communities, writes Julian Viviescas, a junior at Lowell High School. A bill before the Legislature would make...
The current school culture is often one of “wait and see” for struggling readers, write Phoebe Adams and Cathy Mason. The impact can be ruinous.
Writer Kate Fussner was deeply upset by a boy who sexually harassed her in high school. But the hardest part was the lack of support from her classmates after she...
The classics teach us not only how to think, writes Gail Pool, but also what is important in life to think about.
The truth is that traditional report cards rarely provide accurate assessments of student learning, writes Mike Kalin.
Trump's proposed budget cuts nearly $100 million from Massachusetts students who need that help, writes Richard Doherty.
HBCUs were not created by or for the American South alone, writes Zine Magubane. They were financed by Boston industrialists and worked to export Jim Crow education to Africa.
Rich Barlow asks: Will mediocre public schools in Massachusetts take a page from their high-performing Catholic counterparts?
The new education secretary and Trump's Supreme Court nominee don't seem to value special education. And the Supreme Court is about to consider an important case.
For hundreds of years, the structure of school buildings has remained unchanged, writes Mike Kalin.
After Donald Trump's election, writes Adam Stumacher, students at his school are fearful and have faced more incidents of hate. But they are learning how to transform emotion into civic...
Reading and interpretation should be contested ground, writes Alex Green. Reading is, after all, the foundation for the ideas that forge the conditions for a just society.
Opening more charter schools without significantly increasing funding, writes Nancy Grossman, will necessarily mean that many community schools will have to close or survive as thin shadows of their former...
Thousands of teens who live nowhere near their school rise as early as 5:30 in the morning in order to get to school on time.
Kindergartners and preschoolers are counting on us to help them do and be their best. Ending suspensions is a vital step, but it’s just the beginning.