City Councilor Tito Jackson: Some Boston School Discipline 'Unreasonable'Boston City Councilor Tito Jackson is upset about the high rate of suspensions from some Boston schools--ninety-five percent of which are over non-violent, non-drug-related issues.
Colbert Announces #BestSchoolDay Campaign; Twitter Co-Founder Will Fund Boston Schools' Grant RequestsTwitter co-founder Biz Stone and his wife Livia announced they will be flash-funding all of the DonorsChoose.org classroom projects in Greater Boston.
Boston Officials: City Hall Cyberattack Unrelated To LA School ThreatsBoston City Hall faced a brief internet outage caused by a cyberattack Tuesday morning.
Eye On Education: Superintendent Tommy Chang Officially Takes Over Boston SchoolsToday marks a new beginning for Boston Public Schools. It’s the first day for the new superintendent.
Boston Looks To Close A 'Handful' Of SchoolsBoston Mayor Marty Walsh said a 'handful' means about two or three right now.
Daily Talker: Cutting School Bus Rides For 7th, 8th GradersSeventh 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.
Controversy Surrounds Boston Public School Teacher EvaluationsIt's a report card of sorts for Boston Public School teachers, just released by the administration.
Boston Sees Math Gains On "Nation's Report Card"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."
NightSide - Boston School Superintendant Carol Johnson Joins Dan ReaBoston School Superintendant Carol Johnson joins Dan Rea to discuss transportation costs.
Boston School Committee Okays $830 Million Budget 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.
Menino Pushes For School Closings, Mergers Plan"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.
Superintendent's plan closes 6 Boston schools