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Fifteen months after a previous search collapsed in discord, University of Massachusetts officials gathered Aug. 27 to launch a new search for a permanent chancellor for the Boston campus, which serves more than 16,000 undergraduate and graduate students... Read more
Superintendent of Boston Public Schools (BPS) Brenda Cassellius will visit schools across the City over the next four months as part of a Community Engagement Tour. The tour will kick off at schools in Dorchester on Sept. 6th — the first day of school—... Read more
The approval Monday of a $43.1 billion state budget resolves a question that had kept University of Massachusetts officials from setting tuition rates for this fall, though students will have longer still to wait before they know what their final cost... Read more
The Thomas J. Kenny School will add a 6th grade for the 2020-2021 school year, the school's parent council announced Friday. Parents and advocates pushed for the expansion to the Oakton Avenue elementary school, which serves students in kindergarten... Read more
Traffic delays expected near campus UMass Boston’s commencement ceremonies on Thursday and Friday of this week will mark a return to the Dorchester campus after several years of being held off-site due to construction on its Columbia Point grounds. It... Read more
This story first appeared on WBUR 90.9FM on May 21. As part of an ongoing facilities overhaul, interim superintendent Laura Perille proposed a host of changes to Boston Public Schools last Tuesday. Under the changes, two schools — the McCormack Middle... Read more
(This article was updated on Thurs., May 23)— In a letter issued on Tuesday, UMass President Martin Meehan told the UMass Boston community that a new search committee will form to seek a permanent chancellor for the Dorchester campus. The campus is... Read more
Her approach: ‘Being out, and very present, to learn’ The newly selected superintendent of the Boston Public Schools, Brenda Cassellius, plans to be ready to dive deep into the community when she takes over the 54,000-student district on July 1. And... Read more
(Editor's Note: This article was first published by WBUR 90.9FM on May 2. The Reporter and WBUR have a partnership in which the two news organizations share content and resources. Read the WBUR story here.) The Boston School Committee has voted to confirm... Read more
Three finalists have been named in the Boston Public Schools search for a new superintendent – Marie Izquierdo, Brenda Cassellius, and Oscar Santos. The School Committee announced Wednesday morning that all three finalists will have public interviews next... Read more

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