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...

Mass. Attorney General sues college for deceiving students, encouraging subprime loans

A local for-profit college allegedly misled students by using deceptive marketing tactics and promoting high-cost subprime student loans, the state Office of the Attorney General announced this week.

New analysis shows problematic boom in higher ed administrators

The number of non-academic administrative and professional employees at U.S. colleges and universities has more than doubled in the last 25 years, vastly outpacing the growth in the number of students or faculty, according to an analysis of federal figures.

The rise and fall of Enterteenment media … and the young...

A Newbury Street address. Proclamations of praise from the city and state. An extravagant launch party at a Back Bay venue where a group...