The Boston Public Schools today released “Investing in Student Success: 10 Big Ideas to Unlock Resources in Boston Public Schools,” a report on the district’s financial future which aims to provide transparency, accountability, and efficiency to the BPS long-term financial planning process. The ideas presented in the report were developed by an advisory committee of key stakeholders over the course of the last year. At a breakfast hosted by EdVestors, Superintendent Tommy Chang was joined by a host of thought leaders in education, policy, and finance to discuss the report and launch the start of a community conversation.
EdVestors and Boston Public Schools are pleased to announce that the Phineas Bates Elementary School in Roslindale is the winner of this year’s $100,000 Thomas W. Payzant School on the Move Prize. The awards were presented at a ceremony on Friday, October 21 featuring Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh at the Westin Copley Place.
Boston Public Schools today hosted Forbes’ student mentoring assemblies across the city as part of Forbes Service Day, capping off the four-day long Forbes Under 30 Summit. The Service Day will leverage the results-driven mindset of the summit attendees to inspire the next generation of young entrepreneurs and truly make an impact on the local community..
Boston Public Schools and the GE Foundation today launched the GE Brilliant Career Lab, a first-of-its-kind interactive mobile technology lab designed to prepare students for innovative digital industrial jobs of the future. The Brilliant Career Lab focuses on enhancing access to skills training in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) through hands on experiences and mentoring, as well as a website that offers access to similar experiences and career information.
At the Boston Public Schools' Mildred K-8 School with middle schoolers in Mattapan, the MassMutual Foundation, Inc. today announced an exciting new financial education digital curriculum-part of its successful FutureSmartSM program-developed specifically for middle school students. Now available at no cost to schools across the United States, the state-of-the-art course was unveiled.
Boston Public Schools Superintendent Tommy Chang joined Mayor Martin J. Walsh, School Committee Chairperson Michael O'Neill, and i2 Learning Founder Ethan Berman in kicking off STEM Week at the Perry K-8 School in South Boston.