Education

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

Dr Vince Bertram Book

NightSide – Vince Bertram, Author Of “One Nation Under Taught” Discusses Education

BOSTON (CBS) – As standardized tests have become more and more important, some people would say our schools have become too focused on science and math at the expense of other subjects like civics or […]

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–01/19/2015

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