The Boston Public Schools (BPS) today teamed up with the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) and the Boston Celtics “Stay in School” program, sponsored by the Arbella Insurance Foundation, to launch the “I'm In: Attend Today, Achieve Tomorrow" campaign aimed at reducing chronic absenteeism, an issue that affects more than 25 percent of BPS students.
As new developments arise nationally, one thing remains constant here at BPS, and that is our continued focus on creating a “Culture of We” in which we celebrate the diversity that makes our city and district truly great.
Boston Public Schools (BPS) Superintendent Tommy Chang today showcased a new food and nutrition partnership that emphasizes all-natural ingredients in student meals during a briefing with reporters at the Michael J. Perkins Elementary School to kick-off the 2017-18 school year.
The Boston School Committee and the Boston Teachers Union (BTU) have mutually announced an agreement on a two-year Boston Public Schools (BPS) teachers contract that brings improvements that will benefit students, families, and our schools. The agreement includes improvements in wages, parental leave policies, hiring processes, school nurse staffing, and restorative justice practices.
As the birthplace of public education in this nation, the Boston Public Schools is committed to transforming the lives of all children through exemplary teaching in a world-class system of innovative and welcoming schools. We partner with the community, families and students to develop within every learner the knowledge, skill, and character to excel in college, career, and life.