NH Company Hired To Help Design Next Generation MCASThe state has found a contractor to help education authorities with a major overhaul of the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS) exam.
Study Says Massachusetts Has Best School System In The CountryWalletHub's list, 2016's States with the Best & Worst School Systems, ranked each state (and Washington, D.C.) based on 17 different metrics including test scores and dropout rate.
10 Of Forbes' Top 20 American Colleges Are In New EnglandForbes came out with its annual list of the best higher education institutes in America on Tuesday.
Michael Contompasis Named Interim Boston Latin School HeadmasterMayor Marty Walsh and Boston Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Tommy Chang named Michael Contompasis as the interim headmaster at Boston Latin High School, a week after the former headmaster resigned over allegations of racism at the prestigious school.
Custodian Who Graduated From WPI After Nearly 10 Years Cleaning School Gets Engineering JobThe custodian who graduated from Worcester Polytechnic Institute last month after spending a decade cleaning the school now has a job at an aerospace firm, the school said Monday.
Chelsea Charter School Helps Students Of All Backgrounds Earn DiplomasA Chelsea school is giving people with a variety of challenges the opportunity to graduate from high school.
4 Sets Of Marlborough High Twins To Graduate Together This YearThe twins all met when they were in kindergarten and since then they haven't left each other’s side.
MCAS Exams Getting First Overhaul In Nearly 20 YearsThe statewide Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS) exams are getting their first overhaul since their creation nearly two decades ago.
Standardized Testing On Agenda Of State Education BoardThe future of standardized testing is on the agenda of the Massachusetts Board of Elementary and Secondary Education.
Boston Students Walk Out Of Classes To Protest Proposed Budget Cuts At City HallHundreds of students across the city walked out of classes Tuesday afternoon to protest proposed cuts to the Boston Public Schools budget.
Obama Administration Tells Public Schools To Allow Transgender Bathroom AccessPublic schools must now permit transgender students to use bathrooms and locker rooms consistent with their chosen gender identity.
Mock Crash Reminds Burlington Students Of Drunk Driving DangersThree days before prom, safety officials put on a presentation at Burlington High School Tuesday to make sure kids understand the risks of drinking and driving--and all of it played out in real time.