Should Massachusetts tax its wealthiest higher ed institutions to subsidize the cost for public college students?

Nov 1, 2018
Universities with big endowments must start paying a new tax that passed as part of the GOP’s tax overhaul.

Study finds about half of formerly incarcerated people have only a GED or high school diploma

Oct 31, 2018
The study comes from the Prison Policy Initiative, a nonpartisan group that examines mass incarceration.
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Study finds about half of formerly incarcerated people have only a GED or high school diploma

Oct 31, 2018
The study comes from the Prison Policy Initiative, a nonpartisan group that examines mass incarceration.
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Study finds many parents are not using 529 college saving plans

Oct 30, 2018
The 529 lets people invest college savings without taxing the gains on that investment.

In an effort to save money, day care centers in New England are forming purchasing groups

Oct 24, 2018
A pilot program is underway in Massachusetts, while New Hampshire already has 200 day care centers participating in its purchasing group program.
The Elizabeth Peabody House serves children and families in the Somerville, Massachusetts area.
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In an effort to save money, day care centers in New England are forming purchasing groups

Oct 24, 2018
A pilot program is underway in Massachusetts, while New Hampshire already has 200 day care centers participating in its purchasing group program.
The Elizabeth Peabody House serves children and families in the Somerville, Massachusetts area.
Carrie Jung for Marketplace

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Millennials believe more money is the way to improve public education

Oct 23, 2018
"They choose increasing school funding, investing in neighborhood schools [and] providing teachers with increased pay. Those are their priorities."
Students walk near Royce Hall on the campus of UCLA on April 23, 2012 in Los Angeles, Calif.
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Millennials believe more money is the way to improve public education

Oct 23, 2018
"They choose increasing school funding, investing in neighborhood schools [and] providing teachers with increased pay. Those are their priorities."
Students walk near Royce Hall on the campus of UCLA on April 23, 2012 in Los Angeles, Calif.
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Defrauded by a for-profit college? A new court ruling may help you cancel out your loan debt

Oct 17, 2018
Student loans are now only behind mortgages as a share of consumer debt.
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