Boston Public Schools
In Boston, school officials are taking steps to prepare for the opening of school on Monday.
Byron is a Boston Public School teacher at the Gardner Pilot Academy in Allston. The entire 6th grade class of 42 students share just four laptops. She will run the Sahara to raise money to buy more for her students.
Two Boston schools are among the 269 nationwide recognized by U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan as National Blue Ribbon Schools. City On A Hill Charter Public School and Fenway High School earned the recognition based on their overall academic excellence or for making progress in improving student academic achievement levels.
A number of Boston Public school students received a special gift Thursday as they returned to class for the first day of the school year.
Thirty-four valedictorians from Boston Public Schools were honored at an annual luncheon at the Boston Harbor Hotel.
Students in a Boston school will soon be using computers that were refurbished by inmates at Massachusetts prisons.
State Police say they “have developed intelligence” that Thursday is “skip day” in Boston Public Schools and they’re ready for it.
New figures show that more than one-third of Boston’s public high school students were chronically absent last year.
The Boston Public School Department has place a school principal on unpaid suspension over her handling of a 2010 incident involving LeShawn Hill.
A Dorchester teaching assistant accused of lewd and lascivious behavior with a 14-year-old allegedly claimed that he was trying to teach the teen how to masturbate.