More Than $18 Million Spent On Charter School Question TV AdsSupporters of a ballot question aimed at expanding the number of charter schools in Massachusetts have spent nearly twice as much on television ads as opponents.
Education Chief Urges State Takeover Of Southbridge SchoolsMassachusetts education officials are calling for a state takeover of Southbridge public schools.
Boston Superintendent Will Retire At End Of School YearAfter nearly six years on the job, Boston Superintendent of Schools Carol Johnson is getting ready to retire.
Opinion: Stop, Michelle Obama! The Children Are HungryIn 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.
State Takes Over Lawrence Public SchoolsThe state of Massachusetts will take over the troubled Lawrence public school system.
Study Finds Flawed Funding Formula For Mass. Public SchoolsAn 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 Food Found In Several Boston Public School CafeteriasThere 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.
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.