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.
Harvard Rule Banning Single-Sex Club Members From Leadership Positions Sees Some BacklashHarvard University is barring members of single-sex only social clubs from serving as sports captains or leaders of other campus groups, but some on campus aren't happy about that.
'Walk-Ins' Held At Boston Schools To Protest Budget Cuts, Charter School ImpactStudents, parents and educators from several schools around Boston held “walk-ins” before school on Wednesday to protest budget cuts and the allocation of money to charter schools.
Malia Obama To Attend Harvard University After Gap YearPresident Barack Obama's daughter Malia will take a year off after graduating high school in June before attending Harvard University in 2017.
New Federal Website For Student Loan RepaymentsThe U.S. Department of Education has launched a new website for student loan borrowers.