On April 10 and 11, 2017, Boston Latin School (BLS) hosted its first-ever Human Library event. With the purpose of providing a positive framework for conversations that challenge stereotypes and prejudices, the Human Library consisted of individuals from the BLS and Boston community offering themselves as human “books” who shared their personal anecdotes and answered questions from the students.
Congratulations to four school teams who were selected by a collaborative group of teachers, union leadership, and school and district leaders to receive our first round of School Based Professional Learning Grants.
The Boston School Committee recently honored 13 Boston Public Schools employees who earned Doctorates over the past year.
Mayor Martin J. Walsh and city education stakeholders today announced a groundbreaking new learning collaborative joining together Boston Public Schools, charter and Catholic schools in Boston to share and support best teaching practices and professional development across city school sectors.
On Saturday, April 1, local and national computer science experts from across industry and academia gathered at District Hall in Boston’s Seaport District to kick off the first-ever BPS Transportation Challenge, a three-month hackathon-style initiative to generate routing efficiencies within Boston Public Schools’ (BPS) complex transportation system and to explore adjustments to school day start- and end-times.