The UMass Building Authority will ask the university's board of trustees to approve a developer chosen to lease and re-develop the Bayside campus in a meeting on Thursday morning. UMass took control of the 20 acre site of the former Bayside Expo Center... Read more
Neighborhood House Charter School has filed plans with the Boston Planning and Development Agency to add 12 classrooms and a gym in a three-story extension to its Queen Street school.
The school, one of the oldest charter schools in the state,... Read more
Angered by a hike in parking fees, members of the UMass Boston community planned to picket outside the new West Garage on Wed., Feb. 6.
Last year, the university announced it would raise the parking rate at its on-campus garages and lots from $6... Read more
A 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
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