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The Young Achiever's K-8 Pilot School is on a quest to make a summer time move from its current location in Jamaica Plain into the Solomon Lewenberg Middle School in Mattapan a smooth transition. "We had a big kickoff breakfast for community partners last... Read more
With massive cuts looming overhead, everything is on the table in next year's Boston Public Schools budget, including the city's controversial busing plan. Superintendent Carol Johnson presented her proposed budget to the School Committee Wednesday, just... Read more
All across America this past week, thousands of families have been visiting Catholic schools. Parents are registering their children for the next school year and reaffirming their commitment to Catholic education. Their children will be among the more... Read more
Teacher Patricia Kleiber talks to children in a K-1 class at the Pope John Paul II Academy's Lower Mills Campus: Photo by Chris Lovett. The girls wear plaid jumpers and the boys are in identical clean white shirts. Motley rows of drawings and letters of... Read more
Two men were caught on videotape stealing computers and other items, but police say they will be difficult to identify: Photo Courtesy BPD. With Boston Public Schools facing a more than $100 million deficit and the superintendent calling for 15 percent... Read more
Teacher Jessica Viola, director Kathleen Sullivan, and dean of students Danielle Tata trade ideas: for renovating an old Sydney Street organ factory that will become an extension of the Boston Collegiate Charter School. Photo by Pete Stidman.Fulfilling a... Read more
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 affirmed... 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 superintendent Dr. Carol Johnson this fall. Photo by Pete Stidman. Superintendent Carol Johnson's budget-trimming plan... Read more

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