The Massachusetts School Library Association (MSLA) has named Boston Public Schools’ (BPS) own, Pauline A. Shaw Elementary School Principal Akosua Osei-Bobie, as a recipient of the 2019 Administrative Advocate Award. This award honors those administrators who have made significant contributions to promote student learning through effective school library programs and services.
On Monday, February 11, at an event in the library of Boston Latin Academy, the Boston Public Schools (BPS) launched its first-ever “24/7 Respect Week,” dedicated to teaching students the importance of staying safe and respectful with their peers in-person and online.
From February 11-15, Boston Public Schools (BPS) is holding its first-ever "24/7 Respect Week," an initiative to promote respectful behavior in-person and online for students in grades 6-12. Learn more in this letter BPS Interim Superintendent Laura Perille issued to students and families, along with tips and resources.
Largest-Ever BPS Budget Proposal Includes Funding to Expand Access to Exam Schools, Targeted Funds for High-Needs Students
On Wednesday, February 6, Boston Public Schools (BPS) Interim Superintendent Laura Perille presented to the Boston School Committee a proposed district budget for Fiscal Year 2020 (FY20) of $1.139 billion, which includes targeted investments that directly support students and families, increase per-pupil spending, and expand access to exam school admissions.