Families entering Kindergarten, 6th grade or 9th grade next year and who made school choices in January should expect to receive their school assignment letters this week. These are the first assignments under the new Home-Based school choice system, which was developed by an advisory committee in partnership with the community to help families attend quality schools closer to home.
Ten thousand Chromebooks are arriving in Boston Public Schools this spring. Mayor Martin J. Walsh and Interim Superintendent John McDonough announced the program at the Mildred Avenue K-8 School in Mattapan, where some students became familiar with the low-cost laptops that allow easy access to the internet and Google applications.
Mayor Martin J. Walsh and Interim Superintendent John McDonough launched an intervention designed to rapidly improve student achievement at Madison Park Technical/Vocational High School. The steps outlined today will ensure that the school’s Innovation Plan, which was developed by teachers, parents and experts and approved by the Boston School Committee in June, 2012, is put in place with fidelity.
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.