Boston Public Schools (BPS) today announced that its proposed FY18 budget will include significant investments in initiatives designed to give specialized services to students experiencing homelessness. With a targeted approach to closing opportunity and achievement gaps, a $1 million investment will benefit approximately 3,000 BPS students identified by the district as experiencing homelessness.
The Boston Public Schools (BPS) is strengthening its commitment to Excellence For All in the 2017-18 school year by increasing its investment to $2 million in this groundbreaking initiative that offers students in the fourth and fifth grade rigorous instruction and enriched learning opportunities.
The Boston Public Schools will always stand up for all of our students and families, regardless of their immigration status. We welcome and teach every single student who enters our classrooms, and we will continue to ensure that our schools remain safe, open and inviting learning spaces.
Boston International Newcomers Academy, a high school serving students who are recent immigrants to the United States, held Diversity and Democracy Day on Friday, January 20, the same day as the 2017 Presidential Inauguration.
The Josiah Quincy Elementary School of the Boston Public Schools (BPS) is among seven recipients of a $300K grant from Tufts Medical Center, aimed at educating the city's Asian community about tobacco, a deadly drug.
Mayor Martin Walsh asked for our help in raising awareness of how the City is making streets safer for people of all ages who are walking, biking and driving. The City recently adopted a default speed limit of 25 mph, which went into effect January 9, 2016. The lower speed limit is part of the Mayor’s Vision Zero plan to end traffic deaths and serious injuries by 2030.
Today, thirteen Boston Public Schools (BPS) students, including several who are recent immigrants to the United States, received the prestigious Posse Foundation Scholarship at a ceremony at the Fairmont Copley Plaza.