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

Longer school day for Boston schools wins final approval

By , Globe Staff

The School Committee approved extending the day at more than 50 schools by 40 minutes.

Graduation rates rise, with big gains for those at risk

By , Globe Staff

Groups that have struggled to complete high school showed notable gains as state graduation rates climbed last year.

Renaissance Charter School’s probation may be lifted

By , Globe Staff

A top state education official said he was encouraged by the school’s quick academic turnaround.

Boston public school grads exceed charter-school peers

By , Globe Staff

Those who graduate from city-run high schools are having better success completing college than students from charter schools.