Byline: By COLLIN BINKLEY

BOSTON — Harvard University is vowing to spend $100 million to research and atone for its extensive ties with slavery, the school’s president...

BOSTON — Two wealthy parents sentenced to prison in the sprawling college admissions bribery scandal appealed their convictions on Monday, saying...

Colleges urged to end legacy boost

2/13/22

America’s elite colleges are facing growing calls to end the decades-old tradition of giving an admissions boost to the children of alumni — a...

Feds to probe state mask bans

8/30/21

The Education Department announced Monday that it’s investigating five Republican-led states that have banned mask requirements in schools, saying...

Pause on student loan payments extended

8/6/21

The Biden administration on Friday issued what it says will be the final extension to a student loan moratorium that has allowed millions of...

Survey: Many students still remote

4/7/21

Large numbers of students are not returning to the classroom even as more schools reopen for full-time, in-person learning, according to a survey...

BOSTON — New evidence that it may be safe for schools to seat students 3 feet apart — half of the previous recommended distance — could offer a way...

The Senate voted Monday to confirm Miguel Cardona as education secretary, clearing his way to lead President Joe Biden’s effort to reopen the...

Court clears Harvard of racial bias

11/12/20

BOSTON — Harvard does not discriminate against Asian American applicants, a federal appeals court ruled Thursday in a decision that offers relief...

US rescinds rule on foreign students

7/14/20

BOSTON — Facing eight federal lawsuits and opposition from hundreds of universities, the Trump administration on Tuesday rescinded a rule that...

BOSTON — More than 200 universities are backing a legal challenge to the Trump administration’s new restrictions on international students, arguing...

President Donald Trump on Wednesday threatened to withhold federal funding if schools don’t reopen in the fall, and he lashed out at federal health...

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