Thomas M. Menino, the popular mayor of Boston who had authority over the city's schools throughout his 20-year tenure, died Oct. 30 of cancer. He was 71.
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October 30, 2014
October 21, 2014
With its combination of Ivy League and prestigious tech schools, and some of the best K-12 systems in the country, Massachusetts is poised to be a leader in the much-anticipated educational-tech explosion that is expected in the next few years.
October 13, 2014
Boston's calling cards: world-class universities, history galore, a sports fan's mecca, and a model of stability in urban education.
October 08, 2014
Candidates hail from Canada to Florida. The majority have been superintendents, and the group is predominantly male.
October 07, 2014
Meier: If schools were to operate as democracies, what are some examples of how that might work?
September 05, 2014
Mayor Martin J. Walsh will task a new citywide education czar to coordinate school improvement efforts across public schools, charter schools, parochial and private schools, as well as higher education.
July 28, 2014
An editorial in The Boston Globe Monday called the plan to install microphones on school buses "bad public policy and a bad lesson for students."
July 21, 2014
Historically, English-language learners have tended to be over-represented in special education, but in more recent years, under-representation also has been a problem.
June 04, 2014
Boston education leaders are exploring whether granting schools more authority over hiring, budgeting, and curriculum would be the best strategy for improving achievement and appealing to parents.
June 04, 2014
A new report argues for Boston education leaders to extend charter-like autonomy over hiring, budgeting, and curriculum to all of the city's 128 schools.