More than 12,500 Boston students pushed back the summer slide this year, participating in 145 programs – an all-time high showcasing the city’s nation-leading 5th Quarter of Learning, Mayor Martin J. Walsh and Boston leaders announced this week.
On Wednesday, October 16, the Boston Public Schools (BPS) released the proposed second phase of the BuildBPS educational and facilities master plan, which includes recommendations for the construction, renovation or major transformation of 12 schools, to be completed or in progress by 2027.
On Tuesday, October 16, 2018, Mayor Martin J. Walsh together with the Boston Public Schools (BPS), and the Boston Arts Academy (BAA) community broke ground on a new $125 million state-of-the-art facility for the BAA, marking the largest individual school investment to date under the Walsh Administration. As part of the renovation, the school will expand from approximately 121,000 square feet to 153,500 square feet upon its completion in 2021.
BPS Staff, City Leaders and Wally the Green Monster Join Thousands of Students in Walk to School Day
An estimated 3,500 Boston Public Schools (BPS) students from more than 14 schools serving grades K-8 took to the streets today as part of Walk to School Day, a biannual event coordinated by Safe Routes to School Boston. Funded by Bloomberg Philanthropies Partnership for Healthy Cities, this city-wide initiative aims to make walking to school safe, popular, and fun.