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  • BPS opens 120 free summer meal sites for students 18 and under

    The Boston Public Schools Summer Food Service Program provides free breakfast and lunch to Boston children and teens aged 18 and under from now through August 29 at more than 120 locations throughout Boston. No registration or ID is necessary. Click to see a list of locations and hours.

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  • Mayor, Superintendent push for higher-quality meals in Boston Schools

    Students will have higher-quality, healthier and more locally-sourced meal options this fall thanks to a decision by Mayor Martin J. Walsh and interim Superintendent John McDonough to re-post the bid for a new three-year food services contract. The new contract will include provisions for quarterly taste-tests by students and will ensure regular student and parent involvement in school menu cycles.

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  • Education report examines impact of school autonomy

    Autonomous schools within BPS are finding popular and academic success, but substantial hurdles must be overcome for the district to establish a fully developed system of successful schools, according to a new report commissioned by the Boston Public Schools.

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John McDonough
John McDonough
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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.