Our panel looks at the big stories in the news.
About 87 percent of students graduated in four years last school year, an increase of just over a percentage point from 2014.
With the growing attention on neuroscience in education, an industry has popped up called “executive function coaching.” But some educators and researchers wonder if the science behind the approach supports its steep price tag.
Legislative leaders and Governor Charlie Baker do not appear too concerned by their lack of progress on major bills as they head towards a seven-week recess period that starts later this week.
Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker is proposing to expand the number of charter schools in the state’s lowest performing school districts.
Leaders of Springfield Prep Charter School, which will open next Fall in the South End, are finding it’s hard to recruit among their target population — families with few resources, who live in the neighborhood. Charter school critics say that’s the problem.
Many vocational high schools in Massachusetts are unable to serve all local students, with long wait lists for admission, but that’s not the case for some schools in the western part of the state.
Bryn Mawr College is located just outside of Philadelphia, but every year the school goes looking for students in Boston. Bryn Mawr typically admits 10 […]
In the early 1990s, a team of researchers decided to follow about 40 volunteer families — some poor, some middle class, some rich — during […]