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  • BOSTON SCHOOL COMMITTEE VOTES TO RATIFY SUPERINTENDENT CONTRACT

    The Boston School Committee tonight unanimously ratified a contract with Dr. Tommy Chang to serve as the next Superintendent of the Boston Public Schools (BPS). The five-year contract will take effect July 1, 2015.

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  • BPS Launches Safe Space Hotline

    Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh together with Boston Public Schools (BPS) Interim Superintendent John McDonough today announced the launch of the “safe space” hotline designed to provide students with a safe way to share concerns or information they may have about anything they see or hear – in or out of school time – that could pose a risk to their safety, or that of others. Students may call the Safe Space Hotline at 617-592-2378 any time of the day or night, seven days a week to confidentially discuss or report issues.

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  • Dr. Tommy Chang Named Boston's Next School Superintendent

    The Boston School Committee, in at 5-2 vote on Tuesday evening, named Dr. Tommy Chang Boston Public Schools next superintendent.

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  • BPS outlines further steps to balance FY16 budget

    Boston Public Schools (BPS) Superintendent John McDonough today released an update to the district’s efforts to balance the FY16 budget, which includes a limited number of school and program closures at the end of the current school year. Superintendent McDonough and BPS senior staff will meet with families of students who attend the impacted schools and program this week.

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