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By OriginallyFromDotParker - 3/20/19 - 10:04 am

A federal complaint filed on behalf of a Harvard College student is shedding light on how the school handles disability rights and accommodations for Harvard students with disabilities.

By Jordan_Long - 7/2/17 - 1:40 pm

The plethora of current water ecology issues have significant effects on the world population, but the sheer number and range of topics make it difficult for individuals to separate the facts and take action. The Water & Resiliency EcoForum on August 11th will feature five environmental activists, policy makers, and water conservation professionals, who will share valuable information for individuals looking to take action.

By BostonPartners - 1/6/16 - 10:54 am

Do you want to get more involved with your community in 2016? Want to help out the youth in Boston? Want to add more value to your life? Look no further!

Boston Partners in Education is seeking adults in the community to step up and become academic mentors to Boston Public Schools students.

By BostonPartners - 12/9/15 - 2:32 pm

Are you trying to ring in the new year with some new goals and opportunities? Want to give back to your community in 2016? Boston Partners can help!

We're seeking adults in Boston to become academic mentors to students in the Boston Public Schools! Students in grades K-12 are in need of support in subjects such as math, literacy, and science. By spending an hour in the classroom each week with a student or group of students, you can make a huge difference in their academic and personal success!

To learn more, visit www.bostonpartners.org

By adamg - 10/23/13 - 6:34 pm

During their debate last night, John Connolly said the proof Marty Walsh wouldn't be able to get unions to do anything they didn't want to came in those flyers union PACs are sending out besmirching Connolly as a, gasp, lawyer, even though Walsh doesn't want them to do that.

But remember when Connolly said he didn't want any outside groups spending money on ads for his campaign, how he wanted to win this race the right way, by communicating with voters himself? Yeah, well, so much for that, David Bernstein reports.

By anonism - 10/3/13 - 9:59 pm

The famous non-profit organization is suffering at the (stage)hands of LocalOne.

See below for a couple of takes on the situation.

By adamg - 6/19/13 - 11:54 am

A forum on Thursday will give the dozen people running for mayor another shot at explaining their plans for education in Boston.

By adamg - 6/16/13 - 9:07 am

Googiebaba had planned to try to interview everybody running for mayor this year, but after watching the debate on education the other day, she decided to vote for City Councilor Rob Consalvo because he's one of three candidate opposed to lifting the cap on charter-school seats and the one she thinks has the best shot o

By presspass - 9/24/12 - 5:54 pm

Press Pass TV is a non-profit organization that harnesses the power of media arts to empower youth in under-served communities. In this segment, PPTV partners with the City School to take an in-depth look at an innovative education program in Haiti. Click here to check out the video!

By Teddy Kokoros - 3/7/11 - 8:38 am

The Boston chapter of TAG (Teacher Activist Groups) which is a national coalition of grassroots teacher organizing groups is up and running and their new website recently launched. You can check it out here:


There are already some interesting posts regarding Boston student assignment and videos about the potential school closings.

By adamg - 11/17/10 - 7:06 am

At least, when it comes to standardized test scores.

By adamg - 3/15/10 - 9:14 am

Mike the Mad Biologist grows weary of pro-school types who try to whip up a funding frenzy by complaining about how awful schools are these days:

By presspass - 9/9/09 - 10:18 am


Press Pass TV looks at the importance of student rights and legal education.

By jeffcutler - 8/14/09 - 10:12 am

It seems like each four minutes there's a new event happening in Boston proper or across the river where I sit typing right now.

These events range from knitting circles to test drive tweetups, and the thing these events have in common is that they're increasingly organized via social media tools.

So imagine my surprise when I found out this morning in one of the first sessions at the Social Technology and Education Conference at Harvard University, that this very conference was completely organized without any traditional marketing.

By neilv - 5/4/09 - 4:58 am

Massachusetts schools are physically restraining students, and there is controversy over when that is appropriate, the Globe reports.

During the 2007-2008 year, Mass. schools reported 114 incidents of restraining a student resulting in an injury or lasting for "an extended period of time."

The article mentions a "surge in the number of students with behavioral issues," but does not say anything about why the surge.

By adamg - 1/27/09 - 9:40 pm

The Archdiocese of Boston is closing St. Anne's School in Readville at the end of this school year. Declining enrollment, they say.

The state Board of Education is closing the Uphams Corner Charter School at the end of this school year. The school is failing its students, they say. The school has 15 days to appeal the decision.

By Keshet18 - 9/3/08 - 9:50 am

Sunday, September 21, 2008, 6:00-8:00 pm
Location: Club Café, 209 Columbus Avenue, South End, Boston 02116

By adamg - 4/16/08 - 9:53 am

The Globe reports:

Thousands of Massachusetts public high school graduates arrive at college unprepared for even the most basic math and English classes, forcing them to take remedial courses that discourage many from staying in school, according to a statewide study released yesterday.

Read the report yourself.

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