UPDATED LIST: Which Colleges Will Require COVID Vaccination For Students This FallLocal colleges and universities are looking ahead to the fall semester, and deciding whether or not students should be required to get a COVID-19 vaccine before returning to campus.
High Schools Return To In-Person Learning Gives Seniors 'Some Sense Of Closure,' Says Education CommissionerMassachusetts Education Commissioner Jeffrey Riley said it is critical for high school students to get back in the classroom, even for a short time this year.
Nine Massachusetts State Universities Will Require COVID Vaccinations For Students This FallThe nine schools in the Massachusetts State University system are the latest to announce they'll be requiring students to be vaccinated.
Back To Class For Massachusetts Schools That Had Waiver To Delay In-Person LearningStudents in dozens of districts across Massachusetts will return to school Monday morning.
UMass Amherst Will Require All Students To Get COVID Vaccine Before Fall SemesterAll UMass Amherst students will be required to get the COVID vaccine by the first day of classes for the fall semester.
Massachusetts Community Colleges Explain Why They Don't Plan To Mandate COVID Vaccines This FallWhile community colleges are urging students and staff to get vaccinated as soon as possible, they are not currently looking to make it a requirement.
Emerson College Requires All Students To Have COVID Vaccine By Fall SemesterAll Emerson College students will be required to have the COVID vaccine by the first day of classes for the fall semester.
MCAS Exam Requirement Lifted For Class Of 2022 Due To PandemicThis year’s 11th graders won’t be required to take the MCAS test to graduate as the state continues to slowly emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic.
1,279 At Massachusetts Schools Test Positive For COVID-19 In Last WeekThere were 1,279 coronavirus cases among students and staff in Massachusetts schools in the last week.
UMass To Freeze In-State Tuition For Second Straight YearUMass won't increase tuition for Massachusetts students in the 2021-2022 academic year.
No School In Hamilton-Wenham After Staff Gets Second COVID VaccineThere's no school Monday in the Hamilton-Wenham district after a "significant number" of staff got their second COVID vaccinations Sunday.
Holy Cross Suspending In-Person Activities Because Of Surge In COVID CasesHoly Cross in Worcester is suspending all in-person classes, gatherings and sports because of a surge in coronavirus cases.
Elementary School Students Return To Class In Haverhill After Ransomware AttackHundreds of Haverhill students returned to the classroom on Friday after the district’s computer system was hit in a ransomware attack, forcing them to cancel school on Thursday.
'Full College Experience,' UMass Amherst Expects Normal Operations In Fall 2021The university is preparing for in-person classes and residence halls at full capacity when the new school year begins.
Student COVID Cases In Massachusetts Schools Up Slightly As More Return To In-Person LearningAs thousands of more students returned to school this past week, the number of COVID-19 cases went up again but slightly.