When Mayor Thomas Menino announced the formation of the “External Advisory Committee on School Choice” last February, he made its mission clear in the press release naming its members: To “help advise” the school department in engaging the community on... Read more

LaShawn Hill, a former aide at the Harbor Pilot Middle School pleaded guilty today to charges he had inappropriate sexual contact with a student there and with another boy at a school in Roxbury.

Prosecutors asked for three to five... Read more

Mayor Thomas Menino on Thursday signed off on a schedule shift for the group he charged with radically revamping Boston’s student assignment system. The 27-member group, known as the External Advisory Committee, will now have until January to come up... Read more

The team tasked with overhauling the city’s student assignment system meets at City Hall on Nov. 29. The 27-member group, known as the External Advisory Committee and appointed by Mayor Thomas Menino, will meet at 6 p.m. on the ninth floor.

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The Boston Police Department reports thieves who made off with several laptops yesterday from the Boston International High School, 100 Maxwell St., were... Read more

A week before her retirement, the outgoing principal at the Marshall Elementary School lit into Mayor Thomas Menino and Superintendent Carol Johnson, accusing them of neglecting the Dorchester school she has led for nearly two decades.

Teresa... Read more

A coyote spent a good part of Thursday morning sauntering around the area of Blue Hill Avenue and Walk Hill Street.

When it mosied over to the schoolyard at the Mildred Street School around 11:30 a.m., however, authorities sprung... Read more


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