Education Funding Overhaul Awaiting Action By Gov. BakerSupporters of the bill say it would make sure public schools have the resources to provide high-quality education for students across the state, regardless of zip code or income level.
Landmark Education Bill Will Send $1.5B To Massachusetts SchoolsIf the bill becomes law, it would give an additional $1.5 billion dollars to the state’s school districts.
Boston School For The Deaf Celebrates 150 Years With Dual Language School DesignationThe Horace Mann School for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing in Allston was the first public school for the deaf in the country.
MIT Dog-Like Robots Do Backflips And Play SoccerOn a recent fall day at MIT, a group of players kicked around a soccer ball on the school's Killian Court lawn. They ran around and jumped in piles of leaves. They even did backflips. But these weren't students, they were cheetahs. Mini cheetahs, actually. Oh, and they're robots.
Brain Scans Show Girls And Boys Equal At MathSeveral studies have already debunked the myth that boys are innately better at math than girls, but those were largely based on analysis of test scores.
It Happens Here: iRobot's STEM Program In Bedford Helps Kids Get CreativeInside the iRobot campus right off Route 3 in Bedford it's all about creation and innovation.
Woburn High School Offers More Classes To Teach Critical Thinking, 'Soft Skills'A recent study by a local education company found a significant number of college-educated people could not tell the difference between real and fake information.
Milton High School Students Grow Greens, Learn Life Skill With Indoor GardenSpecial education students are getting the chance to grow their own garden right in the classroom.
Devin And Jason McCourty Strong Defenders Of Education Funding BillTwo high-profile supporters of the Student Opportunity Act are Devin and Jason McCourty of the New England Patriots.
Massachusetts Is Home To The Most Sought-After High Schools In America, Report SaysThirteen of the top 50 schools are in Massachusetts.
Dedham Teachers Union Sits Down With School Leaders During StrikeUnion leaders representing striking Dedham teachers met with town school administrators in a Saturday bargaining session, but there is no word yet if any progress was made.