The Boston Public Schools hosted the 17th Annual Countdown to Kindergarten Celebration yesterday afternoon, Tuesday, August 30, at Boston Children's Museum. Mayor Martin J. Walsh, members of the Boston School Committee, Superintendent Tommy Chang, and more than 2,000 kindergartners were in attendance.
Thirty-three high school students -- representing eight Boston Public Schools and seven additional area schools -- graduated from the Teens in Print Summer Journalism Institute on Friday, August 12, as soon-to-be published reporters.
In recognition of National Eye Exam Month, Boston Public Schools (BPS) Superintendent Tommy Chang joined 2020 On-Site Optometry Founder and CEO Howard Bornstein in announcing a new partnership to provide BPS students with vision care, which includes vision screening and free pairs of glasses.
Boston Public Schools (BPS) Superintendent Tommy Chang announced today that high and middle school students across Boston will have an opportunity to receive morning wake-up calls, featuring the voice of “Big Papi,” David Ortiz, of the Boston Red Sox. The service will be available starting in September 2016 to help students who have been chronically absent from or late to school.
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 and 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.