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.
Charter Schools, Energy, Ride-Sharing Top Priorities, DeLeo SaysMassachusetts House Speaker Robert DeLeo outlined his 2016 agenda on Wednesday during his annual address to fellow House members.
Elementary School Nurses Receive Crisis Training In BostonFor a group of elementary school nurses, crisis training is one lesson they never wanted to learn.
Spanish Immersion - A New and Popular Trend
School Ban On Sugary Sodas, Sweet Snacks Working, Study SaysA ban on sugary sodas, potato chips and other standard vending machine fare from Massachusetts schools appears to be working.
I-Team: Thousands Of Mass. Students In Chemical Danger ZoneMore than 40,000 Bristol County school children are attending class within the danger zone of a major chemical disaster.
I-Team: Local Schools Using Subpar Football HelmetsThe I-Team found some local schools using helmets that at least one prominent research facility has deemed unacceptable.
Weapons Found In Plymouth Child Porn Raid Registered To GrandmotherPlymouth police say an arsenal of weapons found in a home during a child pornography raid are registered to a grandmother.
Mass. Senate Turns Down Charter School ExpansionThe state Senate has rejected a bill that would have allowed for an expansion of charter schools in Boston and several other urban communities.
Bill Would Require Carbon Monoxide Alarms In Schools, Restaurants A bill mandating carbon monoxide alarms in schools and restaurants is making its way through the Massachusetts Legislature.
Mass. Charter School Bill Stalls In LegislatureA legislative panel failed to meet a Tuesday deadline for reaching agreement on a bill allowing for an expansion of charter schools in Boston and other urban school districts, leaving the fate of the measure in grave doubt.
Mass. Businesses Urges Education Changes To Bolster Worker SkillsA report says bolstering public schools is critical to producing more workers with the skills to succeed.