Mayor Walsh Announces Subsidized Housing for 1,000 BPS Families at Risk of Displacement and Experiencing Homelessness
Mayor Martin J. Walsh announced the Boston Housing Authority (BHA) and the Boston Public Schools (BPS) are creating a new partnership to house up to 1,000 families with BPS students at risk of displacement and experiencing homelessness over the next year. Outreach to get families into the application process will begin immediately to expand housing support for Bostonians during and after the COVID-19 public health emergency.
Mayor Martin J. Walsh and Boston Public Schools Superintendent Brenda Cassellius announced the district-wide closure of all Boston Public Schools for students, effective on Tuesday, March 17. At this time, schools are expected to reopen on Monday, May 4.
The Department of Elementary and Secondary Education today released a district review report of the Boston Public School (BPS) system and announced the creation of a first-of-its-kind partnership with the district to address the persistent challenges found in the review.
The 24/7 Respect program is aimed at teaching students the importance of treating everyone with respect whether it’s in-person or online.