N.Y. vs. Boston: The endgame
They’ve dwarfed us in size, eclipsed us in culture, and dominated us on the diamond. And now they’re coming for the one thing we have left: our smarts. 
(Bloomberg photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images; Brain photo by ISTOCK; Truck photo by Getty Images)

N.Y. vs. Boston: The endgame

They’ve dwarfed us in size, eclipsed us in culture, and dominated us on the diamond. And now they’re coming for the one thing we have left: our smarts.

(Bloomberg photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images; Brain photo by ISTOCK; Truck photo by Getty Images)

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OPINION | ADAM GRAY
Excellence in education 
Last spring, Adam Gray was displaced from his school as a result of seniority-based, quality-blind staffing policies. A month later, he was named Teacher of the Year.
(SYLVIA NICKERSON FOR THE BOSTON GLOBE)

OPINION | ADAM GRAY

Excellence in education

Last spring, Adam Gray was displaced from his school as a result of seniority-based, quality-blind staffing policies. A month later, he was named Teacher of the Year.

(SYLVIA NICKERSON FOR THE BOSTON GLOBE)

To inspire students, principal goes a little gaga 
Principal Justin Vernon made good on a pledge to channel Lady Gaga and milk a cow, if students at the Dorchester school read 10,000 books by the end of the term.
 (JONATHAN WIGGS/GLOBE STAFF)

To inspire students, principal goes a little gaga

Principal Justin Vernon made good on a pledge to channel Lady Gaga and milk a cow, if students at the Dorchester school read 10,000 books by the end of the term.

(JONATHAN WIGGS/GLOBE STAFF)

Facebook executive talks careers to Harvard grads 
- Sheryl Sandberg, the social network’s chief operating officer and a Harvard Business School alumna, delivered the school’s keynote address during its Class Day ceremonies.

Facebook executive talks careers to Harvard grads

- Sheryl Sandberg, the social network’s chief operating officer and a Harvard Business School alumna, delivered the school’s keynote address during its Class Day ceremonies.

Study suggests online courses as good as classroom 
- The only difference between the two groups in the study was that the online students appeared to learn faster.

Study suggests online courses as good as classroom

- The only difference between the two groups in the study was that the online students appeared to learn faster.

Why trophy wives are a thing of the past 
- As women’s learning and earning powers have increased over the years, marital motivations have shifted and the idea of the so-called "trophy wife" is fading into history.

Why trophy wives are a thing of the past

- As women’s learning and earning powers have increased over the years, marital motivations have shifted and the idea of the so-called "trophy wife" is fading into history.

Harvard, MIT in $60m online partnership 
- The universities will offer free online courses under the superbrand “edX,” making them major players in the burgeoning online education sector.

Harvard, MIT in $60m online partnership

- The universities will offer free online courses under the superbrand “edX,” making them major players in the burgeoning online education sector.


CARLO ROTELLA
Degree of uncertainty
- For many college graduates, the bohemian phase is no longer optional.
(ELVIS SWIFT FOR THE BOSTON GLOBE)

CARLO ROTELLA

Degree of uncertainty

- For many college graduates, the bohemian phase is no longer optional.

(ELVIS SWIFT FOR THE BOSTON GLOBE)

Falmouth school’s leader lives lavish life 
- The tax-exempt National Graduate School of Quality Management has been criticized for the compensation and luxurious perks of its president, Robert J. Gee.

Falmouth school’s leader lives lavish life

- The tax-exempt National Graduate School of Quality Management has been criticized for the compensation and luxurious perks of its president, Robert J. Gee.

UMass students break new ground in sustainability 
- Although most of the vegetables, herbs, and fruits harvested here will go directly to the dining hall’s kitchen, these students have more in mind than fresh spinach and butternut squash.

UMass students break new ground in sustainability

- Although most of the vegetables, herbs, and fruits harvested here will go directly to the dining hall’s kitchen, these students have more in mind than fresh spinach and butternut squash.