Boston Public Schools


Say It, Don’t Spray It [Update]

City Councillors want to hold a hearing about a recent proposal to equip Boston School Police officers with canisters of pepper spray.


Boston Public

As Carol Johnson prepares to step down after six tumultuous years as Boston’s superintendent of schools, her job performance has become a central issue in the city’s first competitive mayoral race in a generation. Johnson’s critics portray her as an ineffective and indecisive steward, while her admirers say she’s been an innovative and compassionate leader. So how’d she do, really?