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Bldg_1827_0.jpgA view of the new dorms from the campus’ Mt. Vernon Street entrance. Jennifer Smith photo

By Eliza Wilson

To the... Read more

Dorchester native Amanda Seider has been appointed chair of the KIPP Massachusetts board of directors. Seider replaces Michael Kendall, who served as chair since 2011 and will remain on the board of the organization, which educates 2150 students in... Read more

Two weeks after BPS officials proposed the closure of John W. McCormack Middle School on Columbia Point, members of the school’s community are urging the School Committee to consider other options. Jessica Tang, president of the Boston Teachers Union,... Read more

Student shows Panther Pride while addressing the School Committee

For more than two hours Wednesday, students, teachers and counselors at the McCormack Middle School on Columbia Point told the School Committee why they want to stay where they are and not be moved to space in Excel High School in South Boston as the... Read more

McCormack School in Columbia Point would close under proposal

On Wednesday night, the Boston School Committee will discuss the controversial second phase of BuildBPS, a proposal that includes plans to close Dorchester’s John W.... Read more

The state has appointed a new receiver for the Paul A. Dever Elementary School: former Boston Public Schools commissioner and Boston Latin School headmaster Michael Contompasis.

Long-struggling, the Dever is a... Read more

Boston Public Schools Superintendent Tommy Chang will resign, leaving the post he has held for the past three years.

In an statement Friday afternoon, Chang said, “I am in active negotiations with the Boston School Committee for a mutual parting... Read more

By Rita Kiki Edozie and Barbara Lewis of UMass Boston

It is now well known to the nation that UMass-Boston’s 2018 chancellor search ended unceremoniously with UMass System President, Martin Meehan attributing the failed... Read more

The seven-month search for a new UMass Boston chancellor ended with a whimper late last month when the three finalists withdrew their candidacies for the post... Read more

Saying some on their Dorchester campus feel ignored, University of Massachusetts Boston students, faculty and staff on Wednesday made a series of asks to UMass trustees.

"We feel as though we've been shouting into a void," UMass Boston student... Read more

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