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(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... 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... 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 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... Read more

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

Archictect's rendering of proposed school expansion

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

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

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