2 Boston students asked Marian...

Jul 11, 2019 by

“I wanted her to tell me how can she change it.” Two students from a Boston school stood side by side in a crowded auditorium in...

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Bills on tap at State House ta...

Mar 24, 2019 by

BOSTON (AP) — Lawmakers on Beacon Hill are pushing legislation aimed at improving the safety of drinking water in schools in part by...

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Esperanza Spalding inspires Do...

Mar 2, 2019 by

Grammy-award winning jazz bassist and vocalist Esperanza Spalding paid a visit to a group of music students at a Dorchester school...

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School’s initial respons...

Dec 22, 2018 by

A residence director had emailed a student asking that the sign condemning Nazis be taken down. A request from a UMass Amherst...

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A R.I. school system has hired...

Dec 17, 2018 by

The Cranston district has written off nearly $100,000 in unpaid lunch bills since September 2016. CRANSTON, R.I. (AP) — A Rhode...

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Alumni pressure Dartmouth over...

Dec 3, 2018 by

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Dartmouth College alumni have heard the allegations of misconduct in one department where professors are accused...

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Racist flyers, stickers found ...

Nov 12, 2018 by

AMHERST, Mass. (AP) — The University of Massachusetts says flyers from a white nationalist hate group have again appeared on its...

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Malala Yousafzai to receive Ha...

Oct 31, 2018 by

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Nobel Prize Winner Malala Yousafzai is being honored by Harvard University for her work promoting girls’...

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Presiding over the admissions ...

Oct 30, 2018 by

BOSTON — Harvard casts a large shadow over the U.S. District Court in Boston, and not just because the college’s admissions system is...

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#MeToo inspires wave of old mi...

Oct 14, 2018 by

BOSTON (AP) — For 35 years, Ruth D’Eredita tried to dismiss her former professor’s behavior — the way he touched her, groped her and...

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Suit alleging bias pulls back ...

Jul 14, 2018 by

BOSTON (AP) — Defending itself in a lawsuit alleging bias against Asian-Americans, Harvard University is fighting a push to make...

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Mass. has to return to its hig...

Jul 6, 2018 by

Thomas F. Birmingham and William F. Weld – Its 25th anniversary is an appropriate time to reflect on the success of...

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1st woman president of Smith C...

Jun 4, 2018 by

NORTHAMPTON, Mass. (AP) — Smith College in Massachusetts says its first woman president, writer and scholar Jill Ker Conway, has died...

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Mass. ponders hiring a compute...

May 23, 2018 by

Each year, students taking the state’s MCAS exams generate more than 6 million essays and other written responses, requiring a small...

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Trump presents teaching award ...

May 3, 2018 by

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump presented the National Teacher of the Year award on Wednesday to a Washington state educator...

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Asian-Americans suing Harvard ...

Apr 6, 2018 by

The plaintiffs are arguing for the release of tens of thousands of admissions documents in the case. A group that is suing Harvard...

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Help for Puerto Rican college ...

Feb 15, 2018 by

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — It sounded like a scam at first. Three weeks after Hurricane Maria struck Puerto Rico, Brown University was...

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A high school’s crackdow...

Feb 6, 2018 by

BARRINGTON, R.I. (AP) — A Rhode Island high school is cracking down on tardiness by locking its doors promptly at the start of the...

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Lost on campus, as colleges lo...

Dec 13, 2017 by

Many Boston campuses reflect new levels of diversity, with more international students than ever before. But at Boston’s elite...

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Increasingly, foreign students...

Sep 16, 2017 by

TORONTO — Melanie Backal grew up in the bustling capital city of Bogota, Colombia, but for college she wanted to try something new....

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