NECIR investigation of college president perks wins education writers award

An investigation from the New England Center for Investigative Reporting revealing the extensive perks enjoyed by public college presidents won the top award yesterday for...

New report: Improve info sharing to lower risks at residential schools

In the wake of alleged abuses at private schools for children with mental disabilities, a new report by the state Office of the Child...

Two investigations by The Eye named finalists for education reporting honor

Two investigations by The Eye -- one exploring problems at a private school for children with special needs and the other revealing perks for college presidents...

Governor reviewing findings of neglect, abuse at Chamberlain International School

Governor Baker says his office is reviewing a report alleging abuse and neglect at the Chamberlain International School for special education students in Middleborough.

Lawmaker calls for investigation into university perks

In response to a NECIR investigation, a Massachusetts legislator called benefits “unsustainable and irresponsible.”

How a perks binge sweetens the pay of Massachusetts college chiefs

Presidents and other top administrators at public universities in Massachusetts schools are provided houses, cars, free tuition for their children, paid-for dues at country clubs and other perks. Some are eligible for generous annual bonuses, based on meeting performance goals the public can’t see.

What presidents at Massachusetts public colleges get

Presidents and other top administrators at public universities in Massachusetts schools are provided houses, cars, free tuition for their children, paid-for dues at country clubs and other perks

“Virtual” school investigated by NECIR faces possible probation

The Greenfield Commonwealth Virtual School, investigated by NECIR two years ago, had widespread problems. The state is now considering placing the school on probation.

Acclaimed Olin College bleeds red ink in microcosm of college cost...

This story is part of a series on the rising costs of college NEEDHAM – Olin College, with its sleek, glass-walled buildings around a peaceful...