Home-Schooling Parent In Worcester Was Arrested In Her Home. Now She's Suing
The complaint alleges the mother had submitted what she believed to be the requisite home-school paperwork to Worcester's superintendent -- who never replied.
Boston Education Advocates Demand More School Committee Accountability
The Boston City Council meeting covered a lot of ground. But in the end, most of the comments shared one theme: The voices of the community are not being heard.
What We Know (So Far) About The Historic Overhaul Of Boston Public Schools
Over the course of the next decade, the $1 billion “BuildBPS” plan will remake the district’s physical footprint inside and out. Here’s how the district is proposing to solve its structural problems, and what’s likely to change.
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...
Arctic Warming Pushes The Region — And The Planet — Into Uncharted Territory
Warming in Arctic raises fears of a "rapid unraveling" of the region. Reindeer numbers crash by half. We’ll confront the climate emergency in the Arctic.
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