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Boston Public Schools

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.


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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.


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.

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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.


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Boston High School Valedictorians Honored At Luncheon

Thirty-four valedictorians from Boston Public Schools were honored at an annual luncheon at the Boston Harbor Hotel.


Boston Public Schools

30 Inmate-Refurbished Computers Donated To Boston Elementary School

Students in a Boston school will soon be using computers that were refurbished by inmates at Massachusetts prisons.



State Police Sent To Beaches To Keep Peace On Boston Schools ‘Skip Day’

State Police say they “have developed intelligence” that Thursday is “skip day” in Boston Public Schools and they’re ready for it.


Boston Public Schools

Report: Chronic Absenteeism Plagues Boston Schools

New figures show that more than one-third of Boston’s public high school students were chronically absent last year.


The principal at King School in Boston has been suspended.

Principal Suspended Over Dorchester Teaching Assistant Incident

The Boston Public School Department has place a school principal on unpaid suspension over her handling of a 2010 incident involving LeShawn Hill.


LeShawn Hill, 33, is accused of assaulting a 14-year-old autistic boy.

Dorchester Teaching Assistant In Sex Assault Probe Held On $10K Bail

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.