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Boston Public Schools Launched a New Diversity Program

The Boston Public Schools’ teaching staff does not adequately reflect the diversity of its student body—and the kids are noticing. “I’ve had students say to me, […]

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High Lead Levels Found in Water at 20 Massachusetts School Districts

Testing conducted over the last two years reveals that 20 Massachusetts school districts—including Boston, Brookline, and Newton—had high levels of lead in its water, above regulatory limits, state […]

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Boston Public Schools Students Stage Second Walkout Protesting Budget Cuts

Hundreds of Boston Public Schools students, joined by parents, teachers, and labor organizers, gathered in City Hall Plaza to protest budget cuts and school closings. […]

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Boston Public School Students to Protest Budget Cuts Today

Boston students are once again taking to the streets on Tuesday to protest planned cuts to public school budgets. According to the Boston Globe, participating […]

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Tito Jackson Invites Protesting Students to City Hall

On the eve of another walkout over budget cuts, Tito Jackson has invited protesting Boston Public Schools students to his committee meeting at City Hall, […]

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Boston Public Schools Students May Have Consumed Lead-Tainted Water

Boston Public Schools officials say students may have consumed lead-tainted water from drinking fountains at four schools. Administrators said Wednesday that a miscommunication between the […]

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State Launches $2 Million Program to Test Schools’ Water for Lead

The state has launched an expansive new effort to ensure that every school in Massachusetts can test its water for lead, after high levels were […]

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GE Announces $50 Million in Philanthropic Contributions in Greater Boston Area

General Electric announced $50 million in philanthropic contributions to the Boston area over the next five years, ahead of the multinational corporation’s move to Fort […]

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Tap Water at Boston Public Schools Under New Scrutiny

Boston Public Schools officials have pledged better testing for hazardous lead contamination in the 37 buildings in America’s oldest public school system that still use tap […]

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Boston Public Schools Anticipate Student Walkout Over Budget Cuts

Students of Boston Public Schools are expected to walk out Monday and hold a demonstration in front of the State House, as part of nationwide […]

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Boston Public Schools Teachers, Advocates Protest Mayor Walsh’s State of the City

Protesters endured a -2 wind chill Tuesday night to stretch a picket line across the entrance to Symphony Hall, where Mayor Marty Walsh is set to give […]

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Boston Public Schools Receive $1.5 Million Arts Education Grant

It’s been a pretty good week for the arts in Boston, as both federal and private organizations have shown their support for local arts programming […]

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Boston Public Schools Educators Pick Their Best Bostonians

We’re asking prominent locals who they think are the Best Bostonians of all time. The Boston Public Schools Department of History and Social Studies, comprised […]

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Power Lunch: Tommy Chang

He thinks he can fix Boston’s troubled public schools.

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Here’s What We Learned from the Boston Redevelopment Authority’s Emails with Boston 2024

Boston’s 2024 Olympics bid has pledged to have a transparent process, but it’s taken a series of public-records requests by concerned citizens and media outlets to […]