Today marks a new beginning for Boston Public Schools. It’s the first day for the new superintendent.
Boston Mayor Marty Walsh said a ‘handful’ means about two or three right now.
Seventh and eighth graders in Boston could soon find themselves having to take the T instead of a school bus to campus.
Under Interim Superintendent John McDonough’s proposed $973 million budget for the next school year, 120 central office positions would be cut, as well as bus service for many middle school students. Instead, seventh and eighth graders who would have been bused will get MBTA passes.
It’s a report card of sorts for Boston Public School teachers, just released by the administration.
Boston’s fourth and eighth graders have scored better in math than peers in large cities on a national test known at the “Nation’s Report Card.”
Boston School Superintendant Carol Johnson joins Dan Rea to discuss transportation costs.
The Boston School Committee has voted for a budget that cuts up to 300 positions through attrition and retirement, closes nine schools and merges eight others to plug a $63 million budget gap.
“There are 5,600 empty seats in our school district. These empty seats are costing taxpayers over $20 million a year,” Mayor Menino said Tuesday.
Boston’s school superintendent is proposing closing six public schools and a learning center as part of a plan to move students out of underperforming schools.
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