The U.S. Department of Education has selected Boston as one of three cities nationwide to host its first-ever “Teach to Lead” summit series. The first sessions will take place this winter.
BPS students, parents and teachers participated in the national Green Apple Day of Service on September 27 and throughout the week. Created in 2012 by the U.S. Green Building Council and the Center for Green Schools, Green Apple Day of Service promotes green school initiatives and green school building improvements.
A focus on early literacy is showing signs of promise in the Boston Public Schools, with 3rd grade English Language Arts MCAS proficiency scores rising by four points in scores released today after three consecutive years of decline. BPS students are also outpacing the state in MCAS score growth across nearly every grade. English Language Learners and students with disabilities are also sustaining high levels of academic growth, a trend that began last year and is holding relatively steady today.
As the birthplace of public education in this nation, the Boston Public Schools is committed to transforming the lives of all children through exemplary teaching in a world-class system of innovative, welcoming schools. We partner with the community, families and students to develop within every learner the knowledge, skill, and character to excel in college, career, and life.