BOSTON — Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017 — The Council of the Great City Schools announced today that it has selected Boston School Committee Chairperson Michael O’Neill as a finalist for its 2017 Green-Garner Award that recognizes outstanding leadership among urban school district superintendents and board members.
Boston Public Schools (BPS) has announced that TechBoston Academy in Dorchester is receiving $300,000 from the Barr Foundation to begin a two-year planning process to enhance the school’s student-centered and hands-on approaches to teaching science, technology, engineering, arts, and math (STEAM).
Efforts to develop more rigorous teaching practices within the Boston Public Schools (BPS) have helped raise the number of 10th-grade students scoring proficient or advanced in MCAS mathematics tests to an all-time high, according to data released today by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE).
An estimated 2,000 Boston Public Schools (BPS) students from more than 15 elementary, middle, and K-8 schools took to the streets today as part of Walk to School Day, a biannual event in the district. Today coincides with International Walk to School Day and is part of Safe Routes to School Boston, a city-wide initiative aimed at making walking to school safe, popular, and fun.
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM English Language Learners Task Force SPED-ELL Subcommittee Meeting
6:00 PM School Committee Meeting
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM 2017 BPS City-wide College and Career Fair
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM Principal Partners 2017
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