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 days are set to get longer by 40 minutes

By , Globe Staff

After a year delay, Boston Public Schools will extend the day at dozens of schools next fall.

Mass. shines on global test, but math scores slip

By , Globe Staff

In many cases, performance on the exams turned into a showdown between 15-year-olds in Massachusetts and Singapore.

How do you judge a school? Mass. looks to expand the criteria

By , Globe Staff

Massachusetts is looking to broaden the way it judges schools beyond test scores and graduation rates.

Boston puts brakes on changing school start times

By , Globe Staff

Boston has decided against changing school start times for next fall, saying they need more time for an analysis and consultation.