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Gov’s remote learning ban sparks concern
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Gov’s remote learning ban sparks concern
Because Gov. Charlie Baker has mandated in-person learning for all school districts, effectively banning remote instruction, students who remain home for health reasons, who are quarantined because of close contact with someone infected with COVID or who themselves suffer a COVID infection cannot log into class remotely.
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BPS needs to embrace true equity
As a new school year began, BPS leadership continued a dangerous trend of being rhetoric-rich and implementation-poor. Central office leadership uses the terms “equity,” “anti-racism” and “accountability” regularly. However, BPS leadership has gutted the meaning of the terms, most especially in school reopening, BuildBPS, plans for English learners, students with disabilities and academic recovery.
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Schools facing bus driver shortage
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Schools facing bus driver shortage
Boston Public Schools (BPS) Superintendent Brenda Cassellius announced in a press conference at City Hall Thursday that the district is facing staffing shortages ahead of the start of the 2021-22 school year.
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School starts next week. Are we ready?
With lingering concerns over air filtration, mask use, social distancing and testing and tracking, Boston Public Schools (BPS) parents and staff are still trying to get their feet underneath them and understand what measures are in place to keep students safe from the spread of COVID-19 in the classroom as kids prepare to return to school in person.
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Advocates press BPS on use of federal funds
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Advocates press BPS on use of federal funds
At the end of last month, Boston Public Schools submitted to the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education its projected spending of $123 million in federal funds from COVID-19 relief packages for the 2021-22 school year.
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BPS deliberating use of federal funds
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BPS deliberating use of federal funds
Citing wait lists for summer programs and school buildings with no air conditioning, District 4 City Councilor Andrea Campbell held a press conference last Wednesday calling on the Boston Public Schools to accelerate their release of millions of dollars in federal COVID relief funding.
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BPS spokesperson responds to Banner questions on BCLA-McCormack merger
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BPS spokesperson responds to Banner questions on BCLA-McCormack merger
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Students call on DA to investigate BPS
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Students call on DA to investigate BPS
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BPS, Boston Afterschool & Beyond offer expanded summer programming
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BPS, Boston Afterschool & Beyond offer expanded summer programming
Boston Public Schools is teaming up with the nonprofit Boston After School & Beyond on an ambitious goal: enrolling nearly 28,000 students in summer recreational and enrichment programs.
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Survey finds uneven distribution of resources in BPS schools
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Survey finds uneven distribution of resources in BPS schools
More than 40% of students in Boston’s public schools don’t have a library in their building, including one-third of the high school students who do not attend the city’s three exam schools, according to a survey made public by a coalition of education activists.
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Biden administration gives guidance on schools
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Biden administration gives guidance on schools
The Biden administration last week released new guidelines on schools reopening, for the first time offering federal guidance on issues including physical distancing and air quality in classrooms, testing and acceptable community spread rates.
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Q and A with Khymani James: ‘The ultimate destination is Congress’
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Q and A with Khymani James: ‘The ultimate destination is Congress’
Boston School Committee Student Representative Khymani James, 17, who grew up mostly in Dorchester, is currently a senior at Boston Latin Academy.
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