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

Boston school construction project delayed

By , Globe Staff

The Boston Public Schools is putting a controversial school construction project on hold.

Mass. reexamining role of student test scores in teacher evaluations

By , Globe Staff

Mass. education officials are considering whether to scrap a controversial student-impact rating in educator evaluations.

Two Boston schools join the ranks of underperforming

By , Globe Staff

The state’s education commissioner declared Brighton and Excel high schools in Boston and an elementary school in Fall River “underperforming” Monday.

Could Boston go to 6-year high schools?

By , Globe Staff

Superintendent Tommy Chang is floating the idea of K-6 elementary schools and high schools that start in seventh grade.