James Vaznis

James Vaznis writes about K-12 education and previously covered crime, higher education, suburban issues, and New Hampshire. Prior to joining the Globe in 2002, Vaznis worked as a reporter at the Concord Monitor and the Daily News of Newburyport.

Latest stories

Overhaul of Lawrence schools showing results

By James Vaznis , Globe staff

The state’s three-year effort to overhaul the long-troubled district is starting to see some traction.

Boston may end most use of MCAS

By James Vaznis , Globe staff

Most Boston public schools would drop the MCAS next spring in favor of a new online testing system.

Madison Park headmaster wasn’t certified

By James Vaznis , Globe Staff

Diane Ross Gary, headmaster of Boston’s only vocational high school, resigned abruptly after the School Department learned she never gained certification.

Madison Park administrator placed on leave

By James Vaznis , Globe staff

A Boston school official said the move is related to problems with class schedules that have created havoc for more than a week.