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The University of Massachusetts Board of Trustees voted Monday to increase tuition and fees by an average of 3 percent for in-state undergraduates on Monday — the third year in a row the university has increased tuition for students. Last July,... Read more

UMass Boston theatre professor Rafael Jaen

Rafael Jaen, a professor of theatre at UMass Boston, was one of five faculty members across all of the University of Massachusetts system to win a 2017 Manning Prize for Excellence in Teaching, an award that earned him a $10,000 honorarium and further... Read more

Sixty-five Boston public high school graduates will attend Boston University on scholarship this fall. Of those, 15 students are from Dorchester.Joe Bui, Raymond Chu, Hana Do, Nikkolette Gerald, Annie Lin, Linh Nguyen, Amanda O’Connor, Sang Phan, Karan... Read more

Saint John Paul II Catholic Academy graduated 66 students from the Class of 2017 on June 8.

Valedictorians Allison Samuels from the Lower Mills Campus, Vy Phan from the Neponset Campus and Jovanny Ortiz from the Columbia Campus, each led the... Read more

St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital received an unexpected gift this week from Boston Renaissance Charter Public School third grader Tamil Burnett, who used her voice to benefit a cause that was important to her.

The Dorchester girl e-... Read more

Taylor Sabky is a 30-year-old math teacher at one of Dorchester’s most vibrant and diverse high schools, Boston International Newcomers Academy (BINcA) on Maxwell Street. In recent months, though, she has been working on a problem that resists solution... Read more

Construction is plugging along on the 1,085-bed residence halls at UMass Boston, university officials told a small gathering of community members at the Campus Center last Saturday morning. The two buildings at the “gateway” to the Columbia Point... Read more

Leaders from the city and its school system saluted 38 valedictorians from the Boston Public Schools at a luncheon on Tuesday. Of the students who were recognized, 16 hail from Dorchester.

“Today, we are celebrating an elite group of young... Read more

The governor and mayor of Boston will make a bipartisan pitch today for a tuition-free college program available to Boston residents, but a Democrat running for governor is vying to make free public college for all part of the 2018 campaign.

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