BOSTON PUBLIC SCHOOLS AND BOSTON TEACHERS UNION ANNOUNCE TENTATIVE AGREEMENT THAT MAKES SIGNIFICANT STRIDES ON INCLUSION POLICIES AND PRACTICES
The tentative agreement between the Boston Public Schools and the Boston Teachers Union takes major steps forward on key district inclusion policies and practices. The agreement, announced during a major national teachers conference held in Boston, will put students’ needs at the center of inclusion policy in the City of Boston.
On Wednesday, June 29, 2022, the Boston School Committee voted to offer the position of Superintendent of the Boston Public Schools (BPS) to Mary Skipper. The vote took place during a public meeting at which School Committee members discussed the qualifications of two finalists for the Superintendent position. Last week, BPS hosted numerous public interviews with the two candidates with various stakeholder groups, including students, families, educators, and community partners, wrapping up a search process that began in March under the guidance of a nine-member Search Committee. Video footage of last week’s interviews is available online.
The Boston School Committee announced the selection of candidates for the position of Superintendent of the Boston Public Schools, following the recommendation of the nine-member Search Committee. The remaining finalists will participate in a public interview process on Thursday, June 23 and Friday, June 24.
Advancing her commitment to use the City’s purchasing power to invest in local businesses, Mayor Michelle Wu and Boston Public Schools (BPS) today announced a new contract with City Fresh Foods. Beginning July 1, City Fresh Foods, a Roxbury-based employee- and Black-owned food service company, will provide breakfast, lunch, after-school meals, fresh snacks, and summer meals for Boston Public Schools.