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The Boston School Committee voted to shutter six schools and expand the pilot school program last week, bringing the superintendent's system-wide reorganization decision-making process to a close.
Though changes that eliminated the schools were... Read more
Altered plan is approved by the School Committee; some say potential savings 'not enough'
Supporters of some Boston Public Schools that may be closed received a reprieve last week as the superintendent backed down from a number of facets in her "Pathways to Excellence" plan to reorganize amidst passionate objections from parents, staff and... Read more
Students board a school bus outside the Pauline A. Shaw Elementary School, one of several that would close under a plan devised by BPS... Read more
Shanyce Morgan, a junior at Noonan Business Academy at the Dorchester Education Complex, addresses Superintendent Johnson during a Tuesday evening... Read more
Starting her second year as Boston School Superintendent, as Carol R. Johnson has to make headway on improvements while looking for ways to save money - all in the midst of a global economic crisis.
"It's always easy to add and difficult to... Read more
Though children clamber over a shiny new playground outside the art-deco style Lucy Stone School in Dorchester, their school's days may be numbered. The Stone and the Pauline A. Shaw School in Mattapan are two of five schools marked for closure in... Read more
Some eighth grade pupils were kept after school last Friday at the Neponset Avenue campus of the new Pope John Paul II Catholic Academy, but it was not for poor behavior or to clean the erasers. The students were invited to stay late to receive a group... Read more