Boston Public Schools

Dorotea Manuela explains why she wants a high school in Mattapan. City Councilor Charles Yancey has a new tactic in his long-running battle to get a high school built in Mattapan: Blasting the city's plan - which he voted for - to spend $115 million... Read more
Children of the Quake: Sherline Gustave, 18, survived Haiti’s Jan. 12 earthquake and joined family to live in Boston in February. She is one of many Haitian nationals now learning English through a special Boston Public School program. She is pictured... Read more
After a School Committee review of a controversial proposal to create a five-zone busing plan for Boston Public Schools rather than the current three-zone one, the only certainty is the need for further changes. Preliminary analysis based on each school's... Read more
The Young Achiever's K-8 Pilot School is on a quest to make a summer time move from its current location in Jamaica Plain into the Solomon Lewenberg Middle School in Mattapan a smooth transition. "We had a big kickoff breakfast for community partners last... Read more
With massive cuts looming overhead, everything is on the table in next year's Boston Public Schools budget, including the city's controversial busing plan. Superintendent Carol Johnson presented her proposed budget to the School Committee Wednesday, just... Read more
Two men were caught on videotape stealing computers and other items, but police say they will be difficult to identify: Photo Courtesy BPD. With Boston Public Schools facing a more than $100 million deficit and the superintendent calling for 15 percent... Read more
The Boston School Committee voted to shutter six schools and expand the pilot school program last week, bringing the superintendent's system-wide reorganization decision-making process to a close. Though changes that eliminated the schools were affirmed... Read more
Altered plan is approved by the School Committee; some say potential savings 'not enough'
Supporters of some Boston Public Schools that may be closed received a reprieve last week as the superintendent backed down from a number of facets in her "Pathways to Excellence" plan to reorganize amidst passionate objections from parents, staff and... Read more
Students board a school bus outside the Pauline A. Shaw Elementary School, one of several that would close under a plan devised by BPS superintendent Dr. Carol Johnson this fall. Photo by Pete Stidman. Superintendent Carol Johnson's budget-trimming plan... Read more

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