Boston Public Schools and Boston Teachers Union Collaborate to Further Strengthen Reopening Plans for Students, Families and Staff
BPS and the Boston Teachers Union (BTU) announced a series of new, collaborative measures that school officials and staff alike are hailing as important steps forward in their joint efforts to ensure the safest return to school possible for the state’s largest public school system.
Mayor Walsh, Superintendent Cassellius, and Boston Chief of Health and Human Services Marty Martinez announced on August 21, after months of community engagement and review of crucial public health data, all students will begin the school year learning remotely five days a week.
Parents, educators, and community leaders are charged with developing and submitting a recommendation to the Superintendent on revised exam school admissions criteria for the school year starting in September 2021.
N’Dia Riegler, a teacher at The Eliot K-8 Innovation School in the North End, has been named the 2020 Massachusetts History Teacher of the Year.