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The proposed legislation would eliminate a cap on damages and provide immediate funds for those likely to win their claim against the state.
A Massachusetts judge granted a hearing to examine whether police tampered with evidence in the case of Darrell Jones, convicted three decades ago for...
The number of Massachusetts’s children whose deaths were linked to abuse and neglect dropped by more than half in 2015 from the year before, according to data released late Thursday by state officials.
Massachusetts regulators received 95 reports of alleged abuse and neglect at residential special education schools since July 1, according to the state’s Department of Early Education and Care.
Top Massachusetts education officials are scheduled to testify at a hearing focusing on questions of abuse, neglect and taxpayer funding of the state’s private special educational schools.
Payments from the Chamberlain International School to entities controlled by its executive director raise questions of whether he uses the nonprofit for personal gain or misspends public funds.
Lawmaker will reach out to regulators to learn more about oversight of private schools funded with taxpayer dollars.