Boston Public Schools

Boston School Superintendent Carol Johnson sits down for WBZ NewsWatch with Joe Mathieu. (Photo Credit: Peter Casey)

Boston Public Schools Superintendent To Retire

The superintendent of Boston’s public schools has announced that she plans to retire at the end of the school year after six years on the job.

04/25/2013

Liz Byron (Run For Laptops Website)

Boston Public School Teacher Leaves For 155-Mile Run Through Sahara

Boston Public School teacher Liz Byron will hop a plane to Morocco Monday where later this week she will begin what is known as the toughest foot race in the world.

04/01/2013

School buses in the snow in Boston the morning of 3/8/13.  (Photo by Beth Germano)

Menino Defends Boston Schools’ Decision To Stay Open Despite Snow

In spite of Friday’s snow storm, Boston Public Schools chose to remain open without any official delay.

03/08/2013

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Boston, Somerville Back To School After Blizzard

Local students were returning to school Wednesday after the blizzard wreaked havoc on local roads and crews worked to clear school grounds.

02/13/2013

Beacon Hill car covered in snow. Credit: WBZ NewsRadio 1030's Kim Tunnicliffe)

Boston Schools To Open Wednesday, Parking Ban Lifted Tuesday Evening

Boston students will go back to school Wednesday and the city’s parking ban and snow emergency were lifted Tuesday at 6 p.m.

02/12/2013

Boston Public Schools

Boston School Van Drivers To Face Tighter Screenings

School van drivers in Boston will soon undergo tighter screenings, after school officials discovered two employees driving with suspended licenses – one for drunk driving.

02/01/2013

Boston Public Schools

Boston Schools Taking Security Steps In Wake Of CT Shooting Massacre

In Boston, school officials are taking steps to prepare for the opening of school on Monday.

12/16/2012

Liz Byron (Run For Laptops Website)

Boston Teacher Plans 155-Mile Run Through Sahara To Raise Money For Laptops

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.

10/25/2012

Teacher, Students

Two Boston Schools Receive National Recognition

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.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–09/08/2012

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First Day Of School In Boston, Non-Profit Hands Out Backpacks

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.

09/06/2012

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