Public Schools

Boston School Superintendent Carol Johnson sits down for WBZ NewsWatch with Joe Mathieu. (Photo Credit: Peter Casey)

Boston Superintendent Will Retire At End Of School Year

After nearly six years on the job, Boston Superintendent of Schools Carol Johnson is getting ready to retire.


First Lady Michelle Obama and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack (Photo credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Stop, Michelle Obama! The Children Are Hungry

In recent decades, the government has taken to feeding needy children to combat the negativity of trying to learn while being hungry. Now, with new Obama administration regulations on school lunches, we have a government that is causing hunger.


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State Takes Over Lawrence Public Schools

The state of Massachusetts will take over the troubled Lawrence public school system.


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Study Finds Flawed Funding Formula For Mass. Public Schools

An education policy group says the state’s funding formula for public schools doesn’t provide enough for special education, forcing some school districts to cut back on teachers and other resources.


Expired Sunbutter (credit: John R. Connolly, Boston City Councilor)

Expired Food Found In Several Boston Public School Cafeterias

There is growing concern for the food kids are getting in Boston public schools after a surprise check of four of them found expired food in every cafeteria.


New school nutrition rules would cut out sugary drinks and salty snacks in all Massachusetts schools.

Approved School Nutrition Rules Cut Out Junk Food, Soda

Massachusetts public health regulators have approved regulations to limit the sale of sugary soft drinks, salty and calorie-packed snacks, and even white bread sandwiches from public schools.