What Does The Future Hold For Hampshire College?
Hampshire College President Miriam Nelson discusses the future of the embattled school and others like it.
Judge Hears Last Round Of Arguments In Harvard Bias Suit
Attorneys made a final round of arguments in a lawsuit that says Harvard University discriminates against Asian-Americans.
How 6 Mass. Communities Are Imagining Life Beyond MCAS
The communities are trying out new ways to evaluate student learning beyond the test. They hope tests will remain just...
As Charter Schools Narrow Achievement Gaps, Some Rethink Strict Discipline
Some charters have narrowed the gap between white or affluent students and students of color. But those high-achieving schools have...
WBUR Poll: Most Mass. Voters Would Pay Higher Taxes To Support Local Schools
Though Massachusetts public schools regularly rank as top in the nation, a clear majority of the state's voters believe they...
Stark, Stubborn 'Achievement Gaps' Persist 25 Years After Education Reform
Massachusetts schools are heralded as the "best in the nation," but tests also show wide achievement gaps between white students...
State Commission Reinstates Black Firefighter Who Was Fired After Alleging Racial Discrimination
The Massachusetts Civil Service Commission says the town of Brookline wasn't justified in firing a black firefighter who reported racial discrimination.
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