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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 […]

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Say It, Don’t Spray It [Update]

Update:  At a meeting tonight, Boston Public Schools Superintendent John McDonough will tell School Committee members that there are no immediate plans to move forward with […]

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Boston Teacher’s Face Winds Up On a Huge Billboard In Africa

Here at home, Lillie Marshall is a mother, a teacher in the Boston Public School system, and an avid blogger. But in Ghana, she’s kind […]

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Members of Bus Drivers’ Union Plan Weekend Rally in Wake of Firings

Members of Boston’s school bus drivers’ union are planning to hold a rally on Saturday, asking that officials fired following an impromptu strike in October […]

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Before and After: Boston’s Public School Playgrounds

As the magazine looked back on Mayor Menino’s legacy this month, we noted how the landscape of the city has changed over two decades. There […]

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City Officials On Bus Driver Strike: ‘We Are Not Out of the Woods’

Boston Public School bus drivers were back on the road Wednesday morning, after a “wildcat” strike that left thousands of students stranded a day prior, […]

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BPS Buses Back on Roads [Update]

UPDATE, Wednesday morning: Most of the bus drivers reported for work this morning with only a few reported delays, a day after an impromptu strike that […]

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Boston Public School Bus Drivers Go On Strike

Bus drivers responsible for transporting students around Boston went on strike Tuesday morning in a move that shocked and surprised parents and teachers in the […]

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BPS Introduces TipTxt to Stop Bullying

The combination of kids, school, and cell phones has been widely documented here and elsewhere as fraught terrain for parents to navigate. The kids are sexting! […]