Boston Public Schools
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.
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.
In spite of Friday’s snow storm, Boston Public Schools chose to remain open without any official delay.
Local students were returning to school Wednesday after the blizzard wreaked havoc on local roads and crews worked to clear school grounds.
Boston students will go back to school Wednesday and the city’s parking ban and snow emergency were lifted Tuesday at 6 p.m.
School van drivers in Boston will soon undergo tighter screenings, after school officials discovered two employees driving with suspended licenses – one for drunk driving.
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.