After calls for her resignation last week, Boston Public Schools chief Superintendent Carol Johnson has been buoyed this week by support from city councillors, her employees and local activists. Dr. Carol Johnson City Councillor John Connolly, the... Read more
Neighborhood Network News (BNN-TV) filed this report today on Saturday's rally at Bethel AME Church in support of Boston Public Schools superintendent Dr. Carol Johnson, who has been under severe criticism in recent days. Johnson— who has led the BPS... Read more
BPS Superintendent Dr. Carol Johnson: Council education chairman says she should step down. File photoThe chairman of the City Council’s Education Committee is calling for Superintendent Carol Johnson’s resignation. City Councillor At-Large John Connolly... Read more
Students Celebrate Surpassing Goal in Reading from Chris Lovett on Vimeo. Neighborhood Network News (BNN-TV) reported on the accomplishment of the students at the Clap Innovation School in Dorchester, who exceeded this year's goal of reading more than 10,... Read more
Dorchester's class of 2012 hail from many different schools across the region. Click here for a selection of photos from commencements and graduations. Below is a list of some of the grads from Dot and Mattapan that we've published so far in our pages. We... Read more
Does the K-8 school configuration lead to more student success than the grade 6 through 8 middle school configuration? The Boston Public Schools Committee examined this question on Wednesday at the Edward Winter Chambers in Boston. The featured speaker... Read more
Valedictorian salute: A younger family member delivers a cell phone to Excel High School valedictorian Thao Nguyen as she received her award from Boston School Committee Chair Rev. Dr. Gregory G. Groover, Supt. Carol R. Johnson and Mayor Tom Menino. Photo... Read more
Pope John Paul II Catholic Academy students honored for service: (l-r):Library Director Tom Putnam, Columbia Campus Principal Claire Sheridan, Johanna Thermitus, Richelene Pierre, Lower Mills Principal Kim Mahoney, McKenzie Jeanette, Academy Regional... Read more
Boston Public School officials heard all manner of responses from parents in Dorchester and Roxbury last Saturday at administration-led community meetings where the talking point was the ongoing reassessment of the assignment process. The comments ranged... Read more
School assignment reform hearing at English High: Dr. Lisa Gonsalves, associate professor of curriculum and instruction at the College of Education and Human Development at UMass Boston, spoke Monday as Kim Janey, of Massachusetts Advocates for Children,... Read more


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