BPS News

  • Mayor Walsh Announces Citywide Launch of Boston Saves for K2 Kindergartners in BPS

    Mayor Martin J. Walsh recently announced the citywide expansion of Boston Saves, the City of Boston's children's savings account program, to all K2 kindergartners enrolled in Boston Public Schools (BPS). The program will provide each student with an account automatically seeded with $50 that can be used to support their future college or career training.

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  • BPS Records Highest First Day of School Attendance in Six Years

    On the first two days of school for the 2019-20 school year, Boston Public Schools (BPS) recorded the highest student attendance rates in six years, BPS Superintendent Brenda Cassellius announced on Saturday, September 7. Attendance data show that nearly 83.5% of students attended the second day of school on Friday, and just over 80% of students attended the first day of class on Thursday.

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  • BPS Welcomes Students for the 2019-20 School Year

    Mayor Martin J. Walsh andBPS Superintendent Brenda Cassellius teamed up with teachers, staff, and city employees to greet nearly 55,000 students on the first day of the 2019-20 school year.

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