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To the Editor: I am a parent at the Lee Academy Pilot School on Talbot Ave., one of several small schools targeted by the BPS superintendent’s “Redesign and Reinvest” proposal for next school year. Because the Lee Academy shares a building with the Joseph... Read more
Mattahunt School and Community Center: City closed center last summer and a proposed partnership with Wheelock College has yet to begin. (Editor's note: This article was updated online on Friday, Oct. 23 to reflect comments from Boys and Girls Club of... Read more
As school officials weigh plans to close six schools, parents of children at Lee Academy Pilot School, due to merge with the elementary school they share a building with, pleaded for more time to up flagging test scores. “Many of us, we could have fled,”... Read more
Children of the Quake: Sherline Gustave, 18, survived Haiti’s Jan. 12 earthquake and joined family to live in Boston in February. She is one of many Haitian nationals now learning English through a special Boston Public School program. She is pictured... Read more
CLASSICAL TOUCH – Cello students Kevin Joseph, left, and Omar Nova improvise with resident musician Ashleigh Gordon as guest musician Adam Eccleston looks on during a performance party held at the Chittick School on June 10. The concert featured students... Read more
The former St. Kevin parish campus on Columbia Rd.The former St. Kevin’s Parish property in Uphams Corner and two parcels of the St. Peter’s Parish campus on Meetinghouse Hill are going to be converted into affordable housing for Boston families, with... Read more
Dorchester’s elected officials are requesting a meeting with the archdiocese of Boston to discuss the planned closing in June of the Dorchester Central campus of Pope John Paul II Academy – known to most residents as St. Mark’s School – and to... Read more
The Dorchester Central campus of Pope John Paul II Academy will close in June of this year, according to parents who were informed of the decision at a meeting last evening. The school, housed in what was once St. Mark's Grammar School, is one of five... Read more
School Superintendent Carol Johnson said last night the Paul Dever, John P. Holland, William Monroe Trotter elementary schools and Harbor Middle School must either dramatically improve their scholastic results or face "serious consequences," possibly... Read more
Boston Police say a 22-year-old man shot inside the John Marshall Elementary School gym last night "is well known to law enforcement" and that he attempted to flee the scene rather than wait for help. Police say the man, shot shortly before 7 p.m. at a... Read more

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