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West Roxbury students lobby lawmakers
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West Roxbury students lobby lawmakers
Last Friday, students trained their sights on the State House, appealing to lawmakers for support in advance of a Dec. 5 School Committee vote on the planned closure of their schools.
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Council to review school transportation
City councilors agreed to hold a hearing on Boston Public Schools student transportation, after parents raised concerns about equity and student safety.
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In the news: Charles Grandson
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In the news: Charles Grandson
Interim Superintendent Laura Perille has appointed Charles Grandson as Interim Chief Academic Officer of the Boston Public Schools.
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Turhan Dorsey leaving after four years as city’s education chief
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Turhan Dorsey leaving after four years as city’s education chief
Turahn Dorsey, Mayor Martin Walsh’s chief of education, has announced he is leaving the position he has held since 2014.
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Superintendent search committee hears from teens
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Superintendent search committee hears from teens
Michael O’Neil and other members of the search committee listened intently as students gathered in small break-out sessions and discussed their priorities and concerns about the School Committee’s search for a new superintendent. According to plan, the new leader would replace interim Superintendent Laura Perille when the search process concludes in the spring of 2019.
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Teachers plan ethnic studies program
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Teachers plan ethnic studies program
Educators in Boston’s public schools have begun outlining plans for an ethnic studies program, one they hope will help make the district’s curriculum more representative of its diverse student population.
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BPS changes plans for McCormack students
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BPS changes plans for McCormack students
Set to close at the end of the next school year while the building undergoes renovations, students at Dorchester’s McCormack school were to be moved to Excel High School in South Boston while a new 7-12 grade school would open in its place, according to Perille’s original plans, part of wider BuildBPS plans released last month. Now, after several rounds of heated feedback sessions between BPS officials, students, parents and teachers, these plans have shifted to include alternative arrangements for the McCormack school community during the transition.
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Students ‘die-in’ protest school closures
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Students ‘die-in’ protest school closures
Advocates and students held a silent “die-in” protest outside Mayor Martin Walsh’s office Nov. 19 to rally against gun violence, school underfunding and the recently proposed closures of several Boston public schools.
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BPS students, parents blast school closures
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BPS students, parents blast school closures
Parents, students and community members who turned out for a BuildBPS meeting in Roslindale used the opportunity to speak out against the district’s plan to close three schools in other neighborhoods as part of its 10-year, $1 billion school reconstruction plan.
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School, supporters fighting for survival
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School, supporters fighting for survival
Students, teachers and parents from the McCormack Middle School say they’ve invested too much in the school to see it broken up as part of the district’s BuildBPS plan.
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Study finds growing inequity in BPS school assignment
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Study finds growing inequity in BPS school assignment
Five years after Boston Public Schools adopted a new home-based school assignment system, a study shows growing inequity in access to top-tier schools for black and Latino students.
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Schools showcase their Excellence for All program work
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Schools showcase their Excellence for All program work
At a June 15 showcase, student teams a gave presentations to an audience of peers, teachers, and school administrators, including outgoing Superintendent Tommy Chang, providing a glimpse of the work they completed under the Excellence for All program.
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