Education

Dr. Tommy Chang. (WBZ-TV)

Eye On Education: Superintendent Tommy Chang Officially Takes Over Boston Schools

Today marks a new beginning for Boston Public Schools. It’s the first day for the new superintendent.

07/01/2015

Higher education Commissioner Carlos Santiago (Photo credit Doug Cope/WBZ NewsRadio 1030)

Carlos Santiago Named State Commissioner Of Higher Education

The Massachusetts higher education system has a new leader.

05/20/2015

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Mass. Teachers Union: We’ll Back Students Who Opt Out Of Assessment Tests

The state’s largest teachers union says students should be able to opt out of high-stakes assessment tests.

05/12/2015

A teacher helps students in the classroom. (Photo by PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Educators Call For Metco Program Expansion

Boston and Springfield have seen success participating in Metropolitan Council for Educational Opportunity (Metco), a school-integration program, and educators are calling for an expansion of the program.

04/02/2015

Harvard University. (WBZ-TV)

Harvard Accepts A Record Low Percentage Of Applicants

Harvard University has accepted a record low 5.3 percent of applicants for admission into next fall’s freshman class and made a record number of rejections.

04/02/2015

Wellesley College (Photo credit Wellesley College Facebook)

Wellesley College To Admit Transgender Students

Wellesley College is joining a growing list of women’s colleges that accept transgender students.

03/05/2015

Refund Money, Taxes, Contributions

Tax Education Credits and Deductions

College is very expensive, but Congress and the IRS have given us a few ways to offset education costs.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–02/18/2015

East Middle School (WBZ-TV)

Eye On Education: Brockton School Using Arts In Every Class

One school is exposing kids to the arts in every class.

02/12/2015

D A Russell Book

NightSide – D. A. Russell, Author Of “Lifting The Curtain” Discusses Education Failures

BOSTON (CBS) – Any time we talk about improving our education system, it seems that every politician or public official within earshot has a whole lot to say about the matter. But what about the […]

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–02/03/2015

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Who Should Pay For College?

I don’t have a definitive answer! But I believe that kids should be responsible for some of the cost of college.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–01/21/2015

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