In a struggling neighborhood filled with kids from struggling families, two of the city’s worst-performing schools are on diverging paths.
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. Critics portray her as an ineffective steward, while her admirers say she’s been a compassionate leader. So how’d she do, really?
After six years at the helm of Boston Public Schools, Carol Johnson announced today that she’ll be stepping down at the end of the school […]
The Boston School Assignment saga has reached a resolution: the ‘Home-Based Plan’ will be implemented with the 2014-15 school year. The External Advisory Board deserves […]
The Boston School Committee voted to approve a plan that ends the current school zone system, a decades-old legacy of the busing plan. The new […]
Harvard Professor Alvin Roth won the Nobel Prize in Economics Monday, along with Lloyd Shapley of UCLA, for his work fixing markets that match people to […]
After 27 months of negotiations, Boston’s school district and its teachers unions have reportedly reached an agreement on contract negotiations. A final, quiet compromise forged […]
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