Malden's Jennifer Hedrington Named 2021 Massachusetts Teacher Of YearJennifer Hedrington, a seventh-grade math teacher in Malden, is the 2021 Massachusetts Teacher of the Year.
Enrollment Across New England Colleges Down Due To PandemicThe number of full-time graduate and undergraduate students in the region plummeted by more than 20% this September compared with last year.
Worcester Polytechnic Institute Scraps Application Fee To Boost AccessA Massachusetts university is getting rid of its $70 undergraduate application fee to open access to a greater range of students.
160 At Massachusetts Schools Test Positive For Coronavirus In Last WeekThere have been nearly 100 coronavirus cases among students in Massachusetts schools in the last week, according to the state.
Tufts University Offers Free Coronavirus Testing To Neighbors In Medford, SomervilleTufts University will provide free coronavirus testing to the surrounding community starting Tuesday.
163 At Massachusetts Schools Test Positive For Coronavirus In Last WeekThe latest data on coronavirus in Massachusetts schools shows 106 students and 57 staff tested positive between October 1 and October 7.
Boston Pauses School Reopening Plan Amid Rise In Coronavirus CasesBoston will pause its school reopening plan after a recent rise in coronavirus cases, Mayor Marty Walsh announced on Wednesday.
Boston Moves Ahead With In-Person Learning Despite Entering High-Risk Red ZoneThe city began the first phase of its hybrid plan Thursday with 3,500 high needs students heading into school buildings.
Lunenburg Men Make Easy-To-Assemble Desks To Meet Remote Learning DemandIf you're looking for an easy-to-assemble desk for remote school work, two men in Lunenburg say they can help.
MCAS Tests Still Planned For Spring, Massachusetts Education Commissioner SaysMassachusetts students can expect to take the MCAS tests next spring, state education commissioner Jeff Riley said Tuesday.
Salem State Wants Students Who Went To Large Party To Get Coronavirus TestsSalem State wants anyone who went to a large off-campus party a Becket Street apartment Friday night to get a coronavirus test.
University of Rhode Island Cancels Spring Break Due To Coronavirus ConcernsThe University of Rhode Island is canceling spring break to reduce travel and prevent the spread of the coronavirus.
Baker Tells Low-Risk Communities 'We Think Kids Should Be In School’Gov. Charlie Baker had a strong message for cities and towns that started the school year remotely even though they have low coronavirus rates.
Boston Teams Up With Red Sox To Test Teachers For CoronavirusFive percent of Boston teachers will be randomly tested each week.
Baker Wants School Districts To Use 3 Weeks Of Data When Changing PlansMassachusetts Governor Charlie Baker says schools should look at three weeks of data before making any decisions about moving to all remote learning.