Excellence for All (EFA), an initiative of the Boston Public Schools (BPS), partnered with WGBH for the end-of-year EFA Capstone Showcase at WGBH Studios in Brighton on Friday, June 14. The event highlighted BPS’s efforts to close opportunity gaps in elementary and middle schools. The showcase featured introductory speakers, a student panel, and student exhibitions, all of which focused on students’ passion for solving issues they’ve identified in their communities and beyond.
Mayor Walsh and Boston Public Schools Launch Pilot Program to Provide Free Menstrual Supplies to BPS Students
Mayor Martin J. Walsh and the Boston Public Schools today announced the launch of a pilot program that will bring free menstrual supplies to 77 BPS schools throughout the district. This program will start in the fall of the 2019 school year.
On Thursday, June 13, Governor Charlie Baker awarded designation to early college programs at 13 high schools, including Madison Park Technical Vocational High School in Boston, and eight public colleges across the Commonwealth that will enroll thousands of students next fall, giving them opportunities to study in college-level courses and earn credits before they graduate high school.
Boston Public Schools Headmaster Lindsa McIntyre Named Massachusetts High School Principal of the Year
Dr. Lindsa McIntyre, headmaster of the Jeremiah E. Burke High School in Dorchester, has been named the Bertram H. Holland High School Principal of the Year by the Massachusetts School Administrators’ Association (MSAA).