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Boston’s bid to secure the 2024 summer Olympic games won the US committee’s nod last Thursday— a significant victory for proponents of the idea, most notably Mayor Martin Walsh, who has become the most prominent public face of the effort. Walsh... Read more

Boston Public Schools officials expressed hope Monday night that the new superintendent will be selected and seated by the beginning of July.

The timeline was laid out at the Lilla G. Frederick Pilot Middle School during the final public meeting... Read more

Next week, as Mayor Martin Walsh steps to the mic to deliver his first-ever State of the City address, he’ll have a laundry list of policy initiatives to roll out. Watch for one of them to be a renewed push to get all four-year old Bostonians enrolled... Read more

Schoolchildren in 20 select Boston Public Schools will get an additional 40 minutes of instructional time starting next fall if a deal hammered out between the Walsh administration and union leaders is ratified by teachers and the Boston School... Read more

Robert Kraft, New England Patriots Chairman and CEO and New England Patriots players visited Edward Everett Elementary School in Dorchester on Monday to give the school grant money to build a new playground and make improvements in the school’s meal... Read more

Lawmakers who support a program that brings students from Boston and Springfield to suburban school districts are "troubled" by Gov. Deval Patrick's $287,000 cut to the program, part of the governor's efforts to respond to a projected $329 million... Read more

A new report on how black and Latino male students are doing in the Boston Public Schools points out stark racial disparities in educational opportunities and outcomes, assertions that have elicited promises of improvement from officials and... Read more

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