MCAS Results From 2021 Spring Exam Show Expected Pandemic-Related Drops In Math And English ScoresMCAS results from the 2021 spring exam were released Tuesday and they show an expected learning gap due to the disruption from the pandemic.
Parents Call For Remote Learning Option For Mass. Students Not Yet Eligible To Be VaccinatedA group of parents in Massachusetts says students who can't be vaccinated should be able to learn remotely if they choose.
MCAS Would Be Scrapped As Graduation Requirement Under Proposed BillDuring a virtual hearing on Monday, Massachusetts lawmakers will hear arguments over a bill that would scrap MCAS exams as a graduation requirement.
Bill To Scrap MCAS Test Is Subject Of Virtual Public HearingA bill that would scrap the MCAS test as a graduation requirement in Massachusetts is the subject of a virtual public hearing at the Statehouse on Monday.
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.