Teachers Union: 'MCAS Has Allowed White Supremacy To Flourish In Public Schools'The teachers union is endorsing a bill that would eliminate the MCAS graduation requirement in the state.
UMass Amherst's Nursing College Gets $21 Million Gift From Foundation Of Bestselling Textbook AuthorIt's the largest cash gift in UMass Amherst history.
Massachusetts National Guard Members Complete Training To Help With School Bus Driver ShortageDozens of Massachusetts National Guard members are now ready to help students get to school as districts deal with a bus driver shortage.
Massachusetts Colleges Well Represented In New U.S. News And World Report RankingsU.S. News and World Report’s annual list of the best colleges for 2022 is out and there are several from Massachusetts.
'There’s No Golden Ticket Essay,' Students Adjusting To Changing College Admissions ProcessAdmissions expert Casey Near of Collegewise says there are ways to make the application process less stressful.
Boston Starts New School Year With Cautious OptimismThere is plenty of excitement about the start of a new school year in Boston, but also worries about in-person learning and a shortage of bus drivers.
Is Remote Learning Still Possible At Massachusetts Schools For Students Quarantined For COVID Exposure?The Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education says there is a chance for students to learn remotely if the school is set up to do it.
College Tuition Insurance Helps Students Who May Need To Withdraw From School For Medical ReasonsGradGuard is a third-party insurer that works with more than a dozen Boston-area schools to help cover the cost if there is a medical need to withdraw.
Boston School Bus Driver Strike Averted, Families Brace For Bumpy First DayThe Boston school bus drivers’ union wants the start of school in the city to be postponed.
What Is Protocol When Students Test Positive For COVID At Massachusetts Schools?What is the protocol when a student tests positive in Massachusetts? DESE released its new guidelines.
2 Melrose Classes Quarantined After 2 Positive COVID Cases In First Week Of SchoolJust days into the new school year, two classrooms in Melrose are being told to quarantine because of positive coronavirus cases.
Dr. Brenda Cassellius Says Boston Public Schools Ready To Start New Year ThursdayWBZ TV's Paula Ebben talked to Boston Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Brenda Cassellius about the year ahead as the city starts a new school year Thursday.
'A Lot Of Anxiety,' Some School Districts Get Extra Student Counseling Help From Local Mental Health ProvidersAbout 60 schools in Massachusetts are partnering with Gosnold Behavioral Health System in Falmouth for additional counseling of students.
Staff Shortages, COVID Testing Concerns Loom As Boston Prepares For New School YearBoston Public Schools are facing two issues just six days before the new school year starts - staffing shortages and parental consent to test students for COVID-19.
'Wear A Mask,' Dr. Mallika Marshall Answers Kids' Questions About COVID-19 As School BeginsDr, Mallika Marshall answered kids’ questions about the coronavirus and how it would impact them as they head back to school full-time