Boston Public Schools (BPS) Superintendent John McDonough on Friday announced a proposal to reform the salary structure for the district’s Principals and Headmasters, the latest in a number of initiatives ultimately aimed at closing achievement gaps for Black and Latino students. The new structure will allow Boston to compete for top talent and provide incentives to recognize and retain high performing school leaders.
Boston Public Schools (BPS) today released the second phase of a groundbreaking study examining factors impacting low academic performance for Black and Latino males. The new study, “Promising Practices and Unfinished Business: Fostering Equity and Excellence for Black and Latino Males,” offers detailed case studies that suggest a more intentional approach to supporting Black and Latino male students could significantly strengthen outcomes.
The Boston School Committee tonight unanimously ratified a contract with Dr. Tommy Chang to serve as the next Superintendent of the Boston Public Schools (BPS). The five-year contract will take effect July 1, 2015.