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UMass-Boston Chancellor Keith Motley plans to step down June 30, take a year's sabbatical and then return to campus to teach. In an email to the "university community" Wednesday night, Motley, who served as chancellor for a decade, said enrollment at the... Read more
Two Boston-area high school seniors, Moselle Burke from Dorchester and Maryanne Pasiewicz from South Boston will participate in the 2017 Debate Tournament of Champions in Lexington, Kentucky, from April 29 to May 1. Burke and Pasiewicz are the first... Read more
Boston’s best and brightest high school players were in the spotlight at the Dr. Joseph D. Warren Memorial Basketball All-Star Classic at Northeastern University’s Cabot Center last weekend. The All-Star Classic is presented by Scholar Athletes, the... Read more
To the editor: After 382 years and the collaborative effort and support of students, parents, civic and community leaders, public officials, educators and district administration, Boston Latin School recently named its first ever black administrator,... Read more
Dorchester native Rachel Skerritt will take the helm at Boston Latin School (BLS), the first person of color and third woman to fill the headmaster role at the illustrious institution. A BLS alumna, Sherritt is currently the deputy chief of leadership for... Read more
Parents of prospective students got a first look at the new K1 dual language Haitian Creole program at the Mattahunt school on Wednesday night. The program, which would roll out with the opening of the new Mattapan Early Elementary School for the 2017/... Read more
The UMass Boston Performing Arts Department welcomes to the public to a series of faculty concerts, kicking off on Friday, March 24 with an exploration of world virtuoso guitar music with long-time music teacher Peter Janson and Aaron Larget-Caplan, a... Read more
Students at the University of Massachusetts-Boston were asked Wednesday to be on alert after campus officials learned an apparent white supremacy group has been posting "intimidating" flyers on campus. Under the subject line "Disturbing Behavior on... Read more
Boston’s public schools are in line for a massive overhaul in the next decade, with the majority of facilities in need of some repair and changing educational standards expected to push the limits of the district’s existing building capacity, according to... Read more
The Wiz: The Boston Arts Academy cast takes a bow after their final performance at the Strand. Bill Forry photo The Strand Theatre’s status as a vibrant home for the city’s performing arts was once again in the spotlight this past weekend, thanks to the... Read more

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