Proposal Calls For Boston Public Schools To Test Drinking Water YearlyThe new policy, which does not include testing of water from bathroom and classroom sinks, is still subject to a school committee vote.
Boston Public Schools To Hold Community Meetings On Water IssuesBoston Public Schools will hold nine community meetings in June about the water issues in schools.
Boston Students Walk Out Of Classes To Protest Proposed Budget Cuts At City HallHundreds of students across the city walked out of classes Tuesday afternoon to protest proposed cuts to the Boston Public Schools budget.
Jackson, Walsh At Odds Over Boston Public Schools WalkoutBoston Public Schools students could walk out of classes Tuesday to protest budget cuts, but Mayor Marty Walsh says City Councillor Tito Jackson and other adults, not kids, are behind the movement.
Parents Demand Answers At BPS Meeting On Lead In WaterSome parents voiced concerns over lack of communication from the Boston Public School system after students at four different schools were possibly exposed to elevated levels of lead from water fountains that were mistakenly turned on.
2 BPS Facility Workers Placed On Leave After Lead Found In Drinking WaterTwo workers in the Boston Public Schools Facility Department have been placed on administrative leave after water at drinking fountains in some area schools were found to contain high levels of lead.
Kids At 4 Boston Schools Possibly Exposed To Lead From Water FountainsKids and staff at four Boston Public Schools may have been exposed to elevated levels of lead due to a miscommunication involving the schools water fountains.
2 More Boston Schools Found To Have Unsafe Levels Of Lead In Drinking WaterDrinking fountains at the Boston Latin Academy in Roxbury and the Murphy School in Dorchester have been found to contain high levels of lead.
Unsafe Levels Of Lead Found In Drinking Fountains At 2 Boston SchoolsUnsafe levels of lead were found in drinking fountains at two Boston schools and parents are demanding answers.
Boston School Bus Driver On Leave After Video Shows Man Being DraggedA Boston school bus driver is on paid administrative leave after a video was posted on Facebook showing a bus driving a short distance with a man hanging onto the front mirror.
Boston Latin Takes Disciplinary Action Against Student Who Posted Racially-Tinged CommentsIn a letter to the school community, headmaster Lynne Mooney Teta said the school would not condone hateful, racially-motivated incidents of any nature.
Thousands Face Slim Odds In Lottery For Boston Charter School SeatsOn Wednesday evening, thousands of families huddled in cafeterias and gymnasiums to see if they had won a seat in the Boston charter school lottery.