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Boston News Stories

•  The 'Urban Nutcracker' is looking for talented kids help from Roxbury teacher (Boston Globe 11/15/19)

•  Six East Boston elementary schools to add sixth grade (Boston Globe 11/14/19)

•  What the McCormack students want (Schoolyardnews.com 11/06/19)

•  New tool needed to ensure school bus safety (Schoolyardnews.com 11/04/19)

•  School communities weigh in tonight on McCormack field controversy (Commonwealth Magazine 11/05/19)



•  Boston parents fed up with lockstep School Committee (Boston Herald 11/01/19)

•  Students walk out of Boston charter school over policies they see as racist (Boston Globe 11/01/19)

•  Echo Chamber: Boston School Committee voted unanimously on 111 agenda items (Boston Herald 10/31/19)

•  Boston Public Library to eliminate fines for people under 18 (Boston Globe 10/28/19)

•  A history of conflict over the proposed "public-private" sports complex (Schoolyardnews.com 10/24/19)



•  McCormack students, staff make appeal to keep school yard, fields (Bay State Banner 10/23/19)

•  BPS superintendent makes more changes to leadership team (Boston Globe 10/15/19)

•  McCormack students want school to keep field (Bay State Banner 10/09/19)

•  For Harvard, Overcoming Implicit Bias In Admissions Is Next Challenge (WBUR.org Edify 10/07/19)

•  Officers Arrest 14-Year-Old in Possession of a Loaded Firearm in Dorchester (BPSnews.com 09/28/19)



•  Students, teachers sweltering in Boston schools with no AC (Boston Herald 09/28/19)

•  Panelists discuss Hub school desegregation (Bay State Banner, 9/26/19)

•  Memo to BPS school leaders: No more district-mandated standardized tests, at least not this year (Schoolyardnews.com 09/25/19)

•  BPS gets a 'needs improvement' from the state (Boston Globe 09/25/19)

•  Boston Public Schools show mixed results in state report (Boston Herald 09/24/19)



•  The new 10th-grade MCAS is tougher — and it shows (Boston Globe 09/24/19)

•  2019 MCAS scores for schools across the state (Boston Globe 09/24/19)

•  Together, they've taught at BPS for more than a century (Boston Globe 09/19/19)

•  Cassellius plans a model BPS curriculum to boost standards (Schoolyardnews.com, 09/19/19)

•  Op-Ed by Boston Mayor Walsh: Saving for your child's future can be overwhelming... (Sampan.org, 09/18/19)



•  Cassellius on budgets, student assignment, transportation, and unappreciated, wonderful schools (Schoolyardnews.com, 09/16/19)

•  Op-ed: West Roxbury parents call for changes to make Centre Street in West Roxbury safer (Boston Globe, 09/16/19)

•  Chamber CEO looks to revive effort to strengthen school-business ties in Boston (Boston Globe, 09/15/19)

•  'If you want it, you have to go get it': Making the best of a turnaround school (Boston Globe, 09/14/19)

•  Neighboring schools, worlds apart (Boston Globe, 09/14/19)



•  School Committee Vice-Chair: Wealthy schools should share their fundraising income (Schoolyardnews.com, 09/12/19)

•  Boston Coalition for Education Equity 2019 City Council Candidate Questionnaire (BCEE Boston, 09/12/19)

•  School bus late in Boston? Some parents call Uber (Boston Globe, 09/11/19)

•  Boston to give all kindergartners $50 in savings accounts (Boston Herald, 09/09/19)

•  BPS Attendance At Highest Rate In Six Years (WBUR.org Edify, 09/07/19)



•  Late registrations complicate the start of school for many Boston families (Boston Globe, 9/05/19)

•  BPS apologizes for bus issue that left parents in the lurch (Boston Herald, 9/05/19)

•  Supplies and demands: the personal cost of a 'free' education (Schoolyardnews.com, 9/05/19)

•  BPS big truancy, 'off-track' student numbers worry education activists (Boston Herald, 9/05/19)

•  Superintendent Cassellius Brings 'The Juice' On First Day... (Boston.cbslocal.com, 9/05/19)



•  Cassellius reviews BPS priorities (Bay State Banner, 9/04/19)

•  BPS has made little progress in reaching the School Committee's goals... (Schoolyardnews.com, 9/04/19)

•  Knocking on doors, BPS superintendent stresses school attendance (Boston Globe, 9/04/19)

•  Cassellius releases schedule for visiting all schools and every neighborhood, says teacher diversity is a priority (Schoolyardnews.com, 9/03/19)

•  Roxbury neighborhood block party delivers school supplies for kids (Boston Herald, 9/01/19)



•  BPS superintendent to visit 125 schools in 100 days (Boston Globe, 8/28/19)

•  Boston Public Schools pushing another 10,000 kids to delay-ridden MBTA (Boston Herald, 8/19/19)

•  Boston kids celebrate end of work programs (Boston Herald, 8/15/19)

•  Tackling equity at Boston's exam schools (Boston Globe, 8/02/19)

•  Boston paid $3.6M to winnow teachers from 'excess pool' (Commonwealth Magazine, 8/01/19)



•  After showdown, all systems go at New Bedford charter school (Commonwealth Magazine, 8/27/19)

•  Falling Ceiling Tiles And Rusty Windows: Inside A Boston School Building Set For Closure (WBUR Edify, 7/22/19)

•  Nearly a third of high school students with disabilities experience cyberbullying, report says (Boston Globe), 7/21/19)

•  Programs help Boston's homeless children throughout summer (Boston Herald, 7/20/19)

•  Cassellius inherits vexing challenges in BPS system (Bay State Banner, 7/17/19)



•  Boston Public Schools summer programs cited as 'shining example' (Boston Herald, 7/10/19)

•  New superintendent open to replacing entrance test for exam schools (Boston Globe, 7/10/19)

•  BOSTON Summer Eats Program Provides Free Meals to Youth... (Boston Public Schools, 7/10/19)

•  Boston Students Begin '5th Quarter' This Week (Boston Public Schools, 7/10/19)

•  Cassellius: 'I'm Not Your Typical Superintendent' (WGBH.org, 7/10/19)



•  One On One With New Boston School Superintendent Brenda Cassellius (CBS Local, 7/09/19)

•  Missing At The Mic: Why are Boston's Latino Parents Underrepresented? (WGBH News, 7/05/19)

•  Nueva superintendente en Boston inicia labores (Telemundo Nueva Inglaterra, 7/05/19)

•  Councilors approve budget, with objections (Bay State Banner, 7/04/19)

•  I Fought To Keep My School From Closing. But At What Cost? (WBUR.org Cognoscenti, 7/03/19)



•  First youth poet laureate joins Boston Pops celebration (Boston Globe, 7/02/19)

•  Beacon Hill at work on a new formula for school funding (Boston Globe, 7/01/19)

•  The New Boston Superintendent's First Day On The Job (WGBH.org, 7/01/19)

•  Boston's new superintendent starts Monday. Here's what to expect (Boston Globe, 7/01/19)

•  Boston superintendent gets super relocation allowance (Commonwealth Magazine, 6/28/19)



•  Activists seek exam school admissions changes (Bay State Banner, 6/27/19)

•  BPS Incoming Superintendent Brenda Cassellius Announces Executive Cabinet (Boston Public Schools, 6/27/19)

•  Incoming Boston superintendent announces leadership team (Boston Globe, 6/27/19)

•  A recipe for success for new Boston superintendent (Commonwealth Magazine, 6/26/19)

•  Boston's Outgoing Superintendent Looks Back On A Year Of Hard Choices (WBUR.org Edify, 6/26/19)



•  At Boston high schools, 1,900 courses — but no process for evaluating their rigor (Boston Globe, 6/23/19)

•  Ethnic studies take center stage at BPS headquarters (Schoolyardnews.com, 6/20/19)

•  Boston Globe launches investigative education team with support from Barr Foundation (Boston Globe, 6/20/19)

•  Parents questioning BPS decision-making process (Bay State Banner, 6/19/19)

•  Orchard Gardens students explain why Boston schools need more money (Schoolyardnews.com, 6/19/19)



•  Vita Franjul '19 inspires action through education (Lesley.edu, 6/18/19)

•  Walsh announces program to provide free menstrual products in BPS (Boston Globe, 6/17/19)

•  Looking out for improperly discarded needles becomes routine for children in Boston (Boston.com, 6/17/19)

•  Burke valedictorian inspired by promise to beloved grandmother (Boston Globe, 6/15/19)

•  Burke educator named state's high school principal of the year (Boston Globe, 6/13/19)



•  Curley School Principal Gets Pies In The Face As Promised After Fundraising Goal Hit (Jamaicaplainnews.com, 6/13/19)

•  MFA taps former state AG to investigate racist incidents against seventh-graders (Boston Herald, 6/13/19)

•  Coming to America, going to school, and graduating at age 22 (Schoolyardnews.com, 6/12/19)

•  Mayor Walsh Scraps City Hall Education Post He Created (WBUR.org Edify, 6/10/19)

•  Martin's Park: A place for peace and play (Boston Globe, 6/08/19)



•  Boston Public Schools shows up for Pride (Boston Globe, 6/08/19)

•  To rethink a church school, a pastor turned to students (Boston Globe, 6/07/19)

•  Boston Teachers Union contract deal garners praise and criticism (Boston Globe, 6/01/19)

•  Boston teachers would get 2% pay raise x3 under contract deal (Boston Globe, 5/30/19)

•  BTU secures key resources for student needs in new three-year labor agreement (BTU Press Release, 5/30/19)



•  Boston Teachers Union reaches potential contract deal with city (Boston Globe, 5/29/19)

•  BPS plans new schools, expanded elementaries (Bay State Banner, 5/29/19)

•  'Tremendous' Boston Public School valedictorians celebrated (Boston Herald, 5/29/19)

•  Amid growing pressure, lawmakers push to overhaul school funding formula (Boston Globe, 5/28/19)

•  An equity to-do list for Boston's new school superintendent (Commonwealth Magazine, 05/26/19)



•  Dragons slays O'Bryant, capture the Boston City League volleyball title (Boston Herald, 05/24/19)

•  Latin Academy wins boys' volleyball City League championship (Boston Globe, 05/23/19)

•  >BPS memo called for 'right-sizing' Boston's schools (Bay State Banner, 05/23/19)

•  It'll take more than leaning on Boston teachers to close achievement gap (Boston Globe, 05/23/19)

•  Parents, advocates weigh in on Boston Public Schools reconfiguration plans (Boston Herald, 05/23/19)



•  Why the rush to close middle schools? (Bay State Banner, 05/23/19)

•  Pool Of Students Accepted At Boston's Exam Schools Is Getting Whiter (WGBH.org, 05/22/19)

•  Boston Proposes Expansions At 17 Elementary Schools And Changes For 2 Middle Schools (WBUR.org Edify, 05/21/19)

•  Two new Boston school buildings on the horizon, as 17 schools add sixth grade (Boston Globe, 05/21/19)

•  Brenda Cassellius sees summer program as vital resource in closing gaps (Boston Herald, 05/21/19)



•  Next BPS contract must address achievement gap (Boston Globe, 05/20/19)

•  Row Boston on a developmental fast track (Boston Globe, 05/18/19)

•  For students with disabilities, a nightclub experience (Boston Globe, 05/17/19)

•  Central office report implied WRA and USA should close even if space... (Schoolyardnews.com, 05/16/19)

•  Hundreds rally for changes to school funding formula (Boston Globe, 05/16/19)



•  Sociedad Latina emphasizes cultural pride (Bay State Banner, 05/16/19)

•  At Excel Academy, a confrontation that never should have happened (Boston Globe, 05/15/19)

•  School Committee Chair: Federal Government Must Maintain Funding for BPS (Jamaicaplainnews.com, 05/13/19)

•  New BPS leader has full to-do list before July 1 start (Dotnews.org, 05/09/19)

•  Orchard Gardens vs. dangerous needles: Parents say new fence will help (Schoolyardnews.com, 05/09/19)



•  Op-Ed by Boston Mayor Walsh: A new school for Chinatown (Sampan.org, 05/08/19)

•  Boston schools achievement gap remains wide along racial lines — a 'troubling sign' (Boston Herald, 05/08/19)

•  Metco will move to a lottery system to choose students (Boston Globe, 05/06/19)

•  Marty Walsh dismisses concerns over incoming schools superintendent's past (Boston Herald, 05/06/19)

•  New BPS superintendent has tough decisions ahead (Boston Globe, 05/03/19)



•  New BPS super ready to talk about 'hopes and dreams' of community (Boston Herald, 05/03/19)

•  New Boston school superintendent might have to testify on Minnesota... (Boston Herald, 05/03/19)

•  Incoming Boston schools superintendent left 'unconstitutional mess' in Minnesota... (Boston Herald, 05/02/19)

•  Boston taps high-stakes testing opponent (Commonwealth Magazine, 05/02/19)

•  Brenda Cassellius, new superintendent, plans community outreach (Boston Globe, 05/02/19)



•  School Committee votes for Cassellius as new superintendent (Bay State Banner, 05/02/19)

•  Community support tips the superintendent choice to Cassellius (Schoolyardnews.com, 05/02/19)

•  Brenda Cassellius is Boston's new school superintendent (Boston Herald, 05/02/19)

•  Brenda Cassellius Will Be The New Superintendent Of Boston Public Schools (WBUR.org Edify, 05/02/19)

•  Boston school committee picks Brenda Cassellius as new superintendent (Boston Globe, 05/01/19)



•  Boston school committee picks Brenda Cassellius as new superintendent (Boston Globe, 05/01/19)

•  Brenda Cassellius Will Be Named Next Boston Schools Superintendent (Boston.cbslocal.com, 05/01/19)

•  Boston-based Cengage to merge with rival publisher McGraw-Hill (Boston Globe, 05/01/19)

•  Playing it safe with the new BPS superintendent? (Boston Globe, 05/01/19)

•  Elected Boston school board would provide accountability (Boston Herald, 05/01/19)



•  Support building for superintendent candidate Brenda Cassellius (Boston Globe, 05/01/19)

•  Boston superintendent search fell short on community engagement (Commonwealth Magazine, 04/30/19)

•  Boston Coalition for Education Equity Weighs in on BPS Superintendent Search (Bosedequity.org, 04/30/19)

•  Two BPS students awarded full-ride scholarships (Boston Herald, 04/30/19)

•  Superintendent Finalists Offer Different Approaches To Improving Schools (WGBH.org, 04/29/19)



•  More parent input would have helped BPS superintendent search (Bay State Banner, 04/29/19)

•  Parents upset at Boston schools superintendent selection process (Boston Herald, 04/28/19)

•  Brenda Cassellius has weathered tough education politics in Minnesota and Tennessee (Boston Globe, 04/27/19)

•  On Boston superintendent pick, mayor's view looms large (Commonwealth Magazine, 04/27/19)

•  Supporters say 'next logical move' for Marie Izquierdo is BPS superintendent (Boston Globe, 04/27/19)



•  Marty Walsh says he's focused on job, not possible challengers (Boston Herald, 04/26/19)

•  Michelle Wu driving change in Boston City Hall (Boston Herald, 04/25/19)

•  Students Have a Say BPS Search Committee Holds Public Interviews... (Eastietimes.com, 04/26/19)

•  Superintendent candidate Brenda Cassellius emphasizes collaboration (Bay State Banner, 04/25/19)

•  BPS superintendent candidate Oscar Santos emphasizes Boston roots (Bay State Banner, 04/25/19)



•  BPS Superintendent Candidates Complete Public Interviews (WGBH.org, 04/25/19)

•  Competition for Boston schools' top job heats up (Boston Globe, 04/25/19)

•  Oscar Santos of Boston: Third superintendent finalist emphasizes his local roots (Schoolyardnews.com, 04/25/19)

•  Superintendent candidate Oscar Santos says status quo isn't good enough (Boston Globe, 04/24/19)

•  BPS Superintendent Search Lacking, Parents and Advocates Say (Education Week, 04/24/19)



•  Boston Superintendent Interviews: Santos Speaks From Insider Perspective (WBUR.org Edify, 04/24/19)

•  Oscar Santos next up for community review (Boston Herald, 04/24/19)

•  My Way Cafe, Boston schools food program, is slated for expansion (Boston Globe, 04/24/19)

•  Brenda Cassellius of Minnesota: Second superintendent finalist would strengthen teamwork (Schoolyardnews.com, 04/23/19)

•  Aspiring BPS superintendent believes in making children the focus (Boston Globe, 04/23/19)



•  Cassellius Says She's 'Minnesota Nice' With 'Really Thick Skin' (WBUR.org Edify, 04/23/19)

•  Superintendent candidate says 'frank conversation' needed on declining BPS enrollment (Boston Globe, 04/23/19)

•  Marie Izquierdo of Miami: First superintendent finalist wants to make BPS more "coherent" (Schoolyardnews.com, 04/22/19)

•  Parent Imperfect: "What does Boston need in its next Superintendent?" (Schoolyardnews.com, 04/22/19)

•  Superintendent candidate Cassellius set for review (Boston Herald, 04/22/19)



•  Superintendent candidate Marie Izquierdo touts experience

•  Super candidate Izquierdo 'will listen, learn and lead' (Boston Herald, 04/22/19)

•  First Candidate for Boston Superintendent Answers Questions (WBUR.org Edify, 04/22/19)

•  Political challenges await next BPS superintendent (Bay State Banner, 04/22/19)

•  Huge challenges await Boston's next schools chief (Boston Globe, 04/21/19)



•  BPS superintendent finalists' public interviews starts Monday (Boston Herald, 04/20/19)

•  Boston parents, advocates call for an elected school committee (Boston Herald, 04/19/19)

•  Parents rip Boston superintendent search process (Boston Herald, 04/19/19)

•  Homing in on new Boston superintendent (Commonwealth Magazine, 04/18/19)

•  Tommy Chang's final salary as Boston superintendent tops $450,000 (Boston Herald, 04/18/19)



•  Superintendent search cast wide net (Boston Herald, 04/18/19)

•  A renewed resolution for success (Bay State Banner, 04/17/19)

•  How Departing Leaders Can Pass Along Their Wisdom to Employees (Harvard Business Review, 04/17/19)

•  Massachusetts Parents United – Statement on the BPS Superintendent Finalists (Edumom.org, 04/17/19)

•  Boston to name 3 finalists for school superintendent (Boston Globe, 04/17/19)



•  Finalists announced for Boston school superintendent job (Boston Herald, 04/17/19)

•  Boston's path to universal preschool offers lessons for other cities (Boston Globe, 04/15/19)

•  Are BPS officials backing away from a commitment to WREC students with severe disabilities? (Schoolyardnews.com, 04/11/19)

•  Officials may close two Allston schools for renovations (Boston Globe, 04/11/19)

•  Mayor Walsh announces funds to increase pre-k slots (Bay State Banner, 04/11/19)



•  Marty Walsh unveils $3.4 billion 2020 budget for Boston (Boston Herald, 04/11/19)

•  Boston panel could name up to four superintendent finalists next week (Boston Globe, 04/10/19)

•  Meet the two public candidates for Boston Public Schools superintendent (Schoolyardnews.com, 04/08/19)

•  Designing for both equity and innovation (Medium.com, 04/05/19)

•  School lessons: Money alone isn't the solution (Boston Globe, 04/08/19)



•  It was money, not MCAS, that drove gains of education reform (Boston Globe, 04/05/19)

•  Excellence on the cheap? Think again about school funding (Boston Globe, 04/05/19)

•  $1M donation to support fitness, health at Boston Arts Academy (Boston Herald, 04/04/19)

•  How hard did BPS officials look for space for WRA/USA students? (Schoolyardnews.com, 04/04/19)

•  Planning for Success (HGSE Useable Knowledge, 04/03/19)



•  After protests, state tosses out MCAS question on 'Underground Railroad' (Boston Globe, 04/03/19)

•  Boston Public Schools need health care providers, stat (Boston Herald, 04/03/19)

•  Walsh pledges Boston will fund pre-K for all in next 5 years (Boston Globe, 04/02/19)

•  What Lawrence Public Schools can teach Boston about education (Boston Globe, 04/02/19)

•  Mary Ellen Welch, teacher and leading activist in East Boston... (Boston Globe, 04/01/19)



•  Mass. has a message for Roxbury Prep: Lower your suspension rate (Boston Globe, 03/31/19)

•  Special school, staff and students equals success (Boston Herald, 03/29/19)

•  Unreported highlights of the March 27 School Committee budget meeting (Schoolyardnews.com, 03/28/19)

•  Kids, parents protest cuts in Boston's $1.1b school budget plan (Boston Globe, 03/28/19)

•  Teachers, parents calling for more student supports (Bay State Banner, 03/27/19)



•  BPS School Committee approves $1.4B budget (Boston Herald, 03/27/19)

•  Parents hold mock meeting as School Committee votes on budget (Bay State Banner, 03/27/19)

•  Frustration over budgets leads to talk of changing BPS governance (Schoolyardnews.com, 03/25/19)

•  Retired Boston school administrator's pension and earnings spark reviews (Boston Globe, 03/23/19)

•  Posters, pickets, and a ukulele as budget vote nears (Schoolyardnews.com, 03/21/19)



•  Boston Public Schools teachers and supporters rally for new contract (Boston Herald, 03/21/19)

•  Teachers push for more student services at rally (Boston Globe, 03/21/19)

•  A Boston Public Schools story, told by student and mentor (Schoolyardnews.com, 03/19/19)

•  New parent group (SchoolFacts Boston) to launch (Boston Globe, 03/18/19)

•  BPS too complex for parents to navigate; new group says it will help solve that (Universalhub.com, 03/18/19)



•  A quality education for every student (Schoolyardnews.com, 03/18/19)

•  Last year's Boston spelling bee runner-up takes the trophy (Boston Globe, 03/16/19)

•  TechBoston turns it on in third for second straight title (Boston Globe, 03/16/19)

•  Arts should be core to education, not an optional add-on (Commonwealth Magazine, 03/15/19)

•  Dozens of people are vying to be next Boston school superintendent (Boston Globe, 03/14/19)



•  Arts internships coming for Boston students (Commonwealth Magazine, 03/13/19)

•  A year later, parents deserve answers (Boston Herald, 03/12/19)

•  Who wants to lead the Boston Public Schools? (Boston Globe, 03/11/19)

•  Boston schools, UNH investigating racist incident... (Boston Herald, 03/11/19)

•  Blackstone School community holds demonstration to stop staff cutbacks (Schoolyardnews, 03/11/19)



•  Feds: Man secretly recorded boys in Boston Latin restroom (Boston Herald, 03/11/19)

•  Boston high schools should adopt state course recommendations (Boston Globe, 03/10/19)

•  Marty Walsh: 'Not satisfied' with progress surrounding education (Boston Herald, 03/08/19)

•  Why is BPS transferring property to the city? (Bay State Banner, 03/06/19)

•  Tiptoeing into the exam school admission debate (Commonwealth Magazine, 03/06/19)



•  Boston exploring new entrance test for exam schools (Boston Globe, 03/06/19)

•  Fenway High trustees protest 'top-down' transfer of students with autism (Schoolyardnews.com, 03/06/19)

•  Search for Boston school superintendent moves slowly (Boston Globe, 03/05/19)

•  Winning design announced for monument to Martin Luther King Jr. (Boston Globe, 03/04/19)

•  Time to equalize and modernize Metco (Boston Globe, 03/01/19)



•  Boston Latin Gospel Choirs hosts first gospel festival (Bay State Banner, 02/28/19)

•  BPS officials propose to "surplus" Rogers Middle School building (Schoolyardnews.com, 02/28/19)

•  METCO Proposal To Use Lottery Admissions System Gets Community Pushback (WBUR.org Edify, 02/26/19)

•  City Council questions lack of transparency with BuildBPS (Boston Herald, 02/25/19)

•  Winners and losers in the BPS 2019-2020 budget (Schoolyardnews.com, 02/21/19)



•  Day care is hard to find and expensive. Boston is looking to help (Boston Globe, 02/21/19)

•  A High School Diploma, Even For A Valedictorian, Will Never Be Enough (WBUR.org Cognoscenti, 02/15/19)

•  How one school came together to create a safe place for immigrants (Hechingerreport.org, 02/14/19)

•  13 Ways We Justify, Rationalize, or Ignore Negative Feedback (Harvard Business Review, 02/14/19)

•  O'Bryant School students honor Harlem Renaissance (Boston Globe, 02/13/19)



•  BPS is making no real progress toward putting more teachers of color in classrooms (Schoolyardnews.com, 02/11/19)

•  New investments, cuts in BPS budget (Bay State Banner, 02/11/19)

•  At Harvard, Asian-American students urge diversity efforts beyond admissions (Boston Globe, 02/09/19)

•  Seeking Equity, Boston Will Move Its High-Stakes Entrance Exam (WBUR.org Edify, 02/08/19)

•  A BTU Black Lives Matter agenda for schools (Schoolyardnews.com, 02/07/19)



•  Boston Public Schools announces 'biggest budget yet' for FY20 (Boston Herald, 02/06/19)

•  Proposed Boston schools budget would overhaul science instruction (Boston Globe, 02/06/19)

•  A Billion in the Bank, Cuts in our Schools: BPS Funding Explained (Schoolyardnews.com, 02/05/19)

•  Your Company Needs a Better Retention Plan for Working Parents (Harvard Business Review, 02/01/19)

•  It's poverty and inequality that undercut Boston's brightest (Boston Globe, 01/31/19)



•  UMass Boston educator Lorna Rivera named to School Committee (Boston Globe, 01/31/19)

•  Art, anger, and tears as BPS budget season approaches (Schoolyardnews.com, 01/31/19)

•  At School Committee: American Girl dolls and Blackstone budget protests (Schoolyardnews.com, 01/30/19)

•  Your Tax Dollars At Work: Series (Boston Herald, 01/27/19)

•  Boston's economy is booming, but schools seem cash poor. Why? (Boston Globe, 01/27/19)



•  Boston's Preschool Program Ranks Near the Top among Major Cities (Boston Magazine, 01/24/19)

•  Parents win victory for children with dyslexia (Schoolyardnews.com, 01/24/19)

•  The fortunes of our valedictorians reflect our rising inequity (Boston Globe, 01/23/19)

•  Boston schools reconsider policy banishing overage students (Boston Globe, 01/17/19)

•  The Valedictorian Project: Meet Boston's Valedictorians (Boston Globe, 01/17/19)



•  Why kindergartners need to learn to code (Boston Globe, 01/17/19)

•  Blackstone parents and teachers organize to stop $500,000 budget shortfall (Schoolyardnews.com, 01/16/19)

•  Tell us your stories of a BPS education (Boston Globe, 01/14/19)

•  They were the top of their class at BPS. Then life happened. (Boston Globe, 01/14/19)

•  After Months Of Resistance, Roxbury Prep Shrinks Size Of Planned High School (WBUR.org Edify, 01/11/19)



•  Boston Collegiate Charter hails its diversity, and its classroom successes (Dorchester Reporter, 01/10/19)

•  How many buildings will BuildBPS build? (Schoolyardnews.com, 01/10/19)

•  Marty Walsh, others again go to bat for higher school funding (Boston Globe, 01/09/19)

•  Another Push To Revamp School Funding: Will It Pass This Time? (WBUR.org Edify, 01/09/19)

•  New furniture in Hub schools (Bay State Banner, 01/07/19)



•  Yes, that is new furniture in Boston schools - millions of dollars worth (Boston Globe, 01/07/19)

•  A Dissenting Voice Against School Closures Loses Spot On Boston School Committee (WBUR.org Edify, 01/07/19)

•  Pricey student housing triggers debate over income, inequality (Boston Globe, 01/06/19)

•  BPS to boot older students from high school (Boston Globe, 01/02/19)

•  Mayor names new school committee member, reappoints another (Boston Globe, 12/31/18)



•  What to Do If You Think Your Boss Is Shutting You Out, (Harvard Business Review, 12/28/18)

•  Why Change to an Elected School Committee Can't Wait, (Bay State Banner, 12/27/18)

•  These were the 10 most-borrowed books at the Boston Public Library in 2018, (Boston Globe, 12/24/18)

•  Meet the 2018 Bostonians of the Year: Ayanna Pressley and Alex Cora, (Boston Globe, 12/22/18)

•  Ousted Boston superintendent lands consulting gig for NYC public schools, (NYdailynews.com, 12/21/18)



•  The teenager who leads the local fight for gun law reforms, (Boston Globe, 12/21/18)

•  School Committee votes to close West Roxbury Education Complex, (Bay State Banner, 12/21/18)

•  Boston School Committee votes to close two high schools in West Roxbury, (Boston Globe, 12/20/18)

•  School Committee votes to close two West Roxbury schools, (Boston Herald, 12/20/18)

•  'I just think it's really unfair,' student says over West Roxbury high school closings, (Boston Globe, 12/20/18)



•  Council hears case for elected school committee, (Bay State Banner, 12/19/18)

•  Tired of stepping over needles near school, students say enough, (Boston Globe, 12/19/18)

•  Urban Science Academy parent on planned closure: 'It's not just four walls', (Boston Herald, 12/18/18)

•  Helping Teachers Be Their Best, (HGSE, 12/18/18)

•  Why Kindergarten is Exactly What Boston's Teens Need, (Schoolyardnews.com, 12/13/18)



•  Councilors rip BPS officials on planned school closures, (Bay State Banner, 12/13/18)

•  Boston Education Advocates Demand More School Committee Accountability, (WBUR.org Edify, 12/12/18)

•  Should Boston go back to an elected School Committee..., (Boston Globe, 12/11/18)

•  Officials offer more detail about where students will go, (Schoolyardnews.com, 12/10/18)

•  What We Know (So Far) About The Historic Overhaul Of BPS, (WBUR.org Edify, 12/07/18)



•  West Roxbury students lobby lawmakers, (Bay State Banner, 12/06/18)

•  14 organizations spell out what they want to see in a new BPS Supt, (Schoolyardnews.com, 12/05/18)

•  Council to review school transportation, (Bay State Banner, 12/05/18)

•  Boston Public Schools plan bumps off middle schools, (Boston Herald, 11/30/18)

•  Boston school building plan raises questions, skepticism, (Boston Globe, 11/29/18)



•  Turhan Dorsey leaving after four years as city's education chief, (Bay State Banner, 11/29/18)

•  A Focus on Teaching and Learning in Pre-K through 2nd Grade, (NewAmerica.org, 11/29/18)

•  Big changes in store for Boston school buildings, (Boston Herald, 11/29/18)

•  BPS changes plans for McCormack students, (Bay State Banner, 11/28/18)

•  Newton teachers, students defend history curriculum, (Boston Globe, 11/28/18)



•  Teachers plan ethnic studies program, (Bay State Banner, 11/28/18)

•  Ed chief leaving has Boston Public Schools' plans up in air, (Boston Globe, 11/25/18)

•  What's next for Harvard's affirmative action case? It's complicated, (Boston Globe, 11/24/18)

•  Students stage 'die-in' at Boston City Hall, (Boston Herald, 11/20/18)

•  Boston's Mayor Walsh Loses Education Chief, (WGBH.org, 11/20/18)



•  Boston students plan walkout, (Boston Herald, 11/19/18)

•  Boston Rescue Mission serves hot meals on Day of Thanks, (Boston Globe, 11/18/18)

•  Boston schools agree to change policies on suspensions, (Boston Globe, 11/17/18)

•  Boston Schools To End Suspension For Youngest Students, Focus On Alternatives For All Students, (WBUR.org Edify, 11/16/18)

•  Carter School celebrates as 'family', (Boston Herald, 11/17/18)



•  Boards narrow Boston Public Schools superintendent search, (Boston Herald, 11/16/18)

•  Builders focus on Roxbury, (Boston Herald, 11/14/18)

•  In The Harvard Affirmative-Action Lawsuit, No One Wins, (WBUR.org Edify, 11/09/18)

•  Still no suspects in racist vandalism at Boston school, (Boston Herald, 11/09/18)

•  Questions Raised About BPS Exam School Entrance Exam, (WGBH.org, 11/09/18)



•  Education According to Marty Walsh, (WGBH.org, 11/08/18)

•  What is Boston looking for in a new superintendent?, (Boston Globe, 11/06/18)

•  Troubles amount to a 'cancer' at Boston Philharmonic, (Boston Globe, 11/05/18)

•  Boston Schools Ignored Anti-Bias Bid Specs In Awarding Testing Contracts, (WGBH.org, 11/02/18)

•  Harvard defends its admissions practices, calls its foe a 'wolf', (Boston Globe, 11/02/18)



•  Transparency public input needed in BPS planning, (Bay State Banner, 11/01/18)

•  Southie school hit with racist graffiti, (Boston Herald, 11/01/18)

•  Edward Brooke High: A proven model of success, (Bay State Banner, 10/31/18)

•  BTU's Tang to BPS: Let school communities in on decision making, (Dotnews.com, 10/31/18)

•  School, supporters fighting for survial, (Bay State Banner, 10/31/18)



•  East Boston Elementary School Awarded $100,000 Prize..., (WBUR.org Edify, 10/31/18)

•  BuildBPS 10-year plan: Close all middle schools, (Schoolyard News, 10/29/18)

•  When a school goes, so does the community around it, (Boston Globe, 10/27/18)

•  These new companies are like Uber or Lyft for kids, (Boston Globe, 10/26/18)

•  Council to review exam school test, (Bay State Banner, 10/24/18)



•  Closing a school destroys a community, students tell the School Committee, (Schoolyard News, 10/22/18)

•  AAMARP artists exhibit at the Boston International Fine Art Show, (Bay State Banner, 10/19/18)

•  Students slam school closures, (Bay State Banner, 10/18/18)

•  Boston Public Schools cut two high schools, (Boston Herald, 10/17/18)

•  Harvard Admissions Dean Says The University Changed Procedures After Previous Bias Claims, (WBUR.org Edify, 10/16/18)



•  Schools scheduled to close under BuildBPS plan, (Bay State Banner, 10/17/18)

•  Boston plans to build or renovate a dozen schools, (Boston Globe, 10/17/18)

•  Perille will not seek job as next superintendent of Boston schools, (Boston Globe, 10/16/18)

•  Why I won't be the next Boston schools superintendent, (Boston Globe, 10/16/18)

•  City councilors call for hearing on admissions process for exam schools, (Boston Globe, 10/15/18)



•  The Harvard admissions trial starts today. Here's what you need to know, (Boston Globe, 10/15/18)

•  Dueling rallies ahead of Harvard affirmative action lawsuit, (Boston Globe, 10/15/18)

•  Lawyer says Harvard 'let the wolf of racial bias in through the front door', (Boston Globe, 10/15/18)

•  Affirmative action under fire: Protesters take sides in Harvard case, (Boston Herald, 10/15/18)

•  Unease sweeping the halls of Harvard on eve of race-based admissions suit, (Boston Globe, 10/13/18)



•  To be race-blind is to be simply blind, (Boston Globe, 10/12/18)

•  Is the test for Boston's exam schools receiving a failing grade?, (Boston Globe, 10/10/18)

•  Not all schools follow Harvard's lead on race-conscious admissions, (Boston Globe, 10/09/18)

•  Roxbury Latin teaches students responsibility, determination, (Bay State Banner, 10/05/18)

•  It's high time to integrate Boston Latin School, (Boston Globe, 10/05/18)



•  Boston School Committee endorses super search team, (Boston Herald, 10/05/18)

•  City Year's focus on education made a difference for these people, (Boston Globe, 10/04/18)

•  Boston nominates panel for superintendent search, (Boston Globe, 10/04/18)

•  Highly skilled black, Latino students face admission barriers to exam schools..., (Boston Globe, 10/02/18)

•  Twenty percent of home-schooled kids are getting 'unschooled.', (Boston Globe, 10/02/18)



•  3,300 fallen behind in Boston Public Schools, (Boston Herald, 09/30/18)

•  Two named to lead search for Boston school chief, (Boston Globe, 09/28/18)

•  Making sure Boston students come to school ready to learn, (Boston Globe, 09/27/18)

•  MCAS results: 40 percent of city schools need help, (Boston Herald, 09/27/18)

•  With latest MCAS scores, state introducing new system of judging schools, (Boston Globe, 09/26/18)



•  Teachers union hands out free books at Back to School Fair, (Boston Herald, 09/23/18)

•  Community Divided Over A Proposed New Home For Roxbury Prep Charter High School, (WBUR.org Edify, 09/21/18)

•  Computers can solve your problem. You may not like the answer, (Boston Globe, 09/21/18)

•  School board weighs options for search, (Boston Globe, 09/21/18)

•  In defense of diversity, (Bay State Banner, 09/20/18)



•  Activists set conditions for BPS superintendent search, (Bay State Banner, 09/19/18)

•  Innovation Pathways: A Personalized PD Approach, (NextGen Learning, 09/19/18)

•  'Irresponsible' delays plague Boston Public Schools bus plan, (Boston Herald, 09/14/18)

•  Superintendent showdown, (Commonwealth Magazine, 09/13/18)

•  BuildBPS recommendations to be unveiled this fall, (Bay State Banner, 09/13/18)



•  Eleven groups say interim superintendent should not be considered for permanent appointment, (Schoolyard News, 09/13/18)

•  Give Laura Perille a chance to prove herself, (Boston Globe, 09/13/18)

•  Groups want interim Boston schools superintendent barred from seeking permanent job, (Boston Herald, 09/13/18)

•  One teacher's quest for air conditioning in all Boston schools, (Boston Globe, 09/12/18)

•  Groups demand BPS interim superintendent be barred from permanent job, (Boston Globe, 09/12/18)



•  It isn't just Boston that has school bus problems, (Boston Globe, 09/11/18)

•  Boston Public Schools buses showing improved drop-off times, (Boston Herald, 09/08/18)

•  Boston school buses arrive amid first-day concerns, (Boston Herald, 09/07/18)

•  New year, old challenges for Boston Public Schools' interim boss, (Boston Herald, 09/06/18)

•  Editorial: Tracking cents makes sense, (Boston Herald, 09/01/18)

•  BPS officials want transparency to fund flow, (Boston Herald, 08/31/18)



•  School accounts rife with questionable spending, sloppy bookkeeping, (Boston Globe, 08/31/18)

•  Walsh voices frustration, apologizes for missing, late school buses, (Boston Globe, 08/30/18)

•  Government accuses Harvard of 'outright racial balancing', (Boston Herald, 08/30/18)

•  Whatever Happened to Universal Pre-K in Boston?, (Boston Magazine 08/30/18)

•  Bright and Early: Everything You Need to Know About Preschool around Boston, (Boston Magazine 01/30/18)



•  Justice Department Says Harvard Hurts Asian Americans' Admissions Prospects..., (Wall Street Journal, 08/30/18)

•  School bus delays continued Wednesday in Boston parents are fuming, (Boston Globe, 08/30/18)

•  Ekua Holmes illustrations to be featured in two new books, (Bay State Banner, 08/29/18)

•  At a dozen Boston schools, buses arrived late or not at all today, (Boston Globe, 08/29/18)

•  How not to be a nightmare school parent, (Boston Globe, 08/29/18)



•  An elected school committee? So old-school, (Boston Globe, 08/25/18)

•  Report on Boston school assignment plan is troubling, (Commonwealth Magazine, 08/28/18)

•  $73M STEM school is Boston Public School's first new building in 15 years, (Boston Herald, 08/23/18)

•  Dearborn promises 21st century education, (Bay State Banner, 08/23/18)

•  Turnaround Hopes Are High As New STEM School Opens In Boston, (WBUR.org Edify, 08/23/18)



•  $73 million school in Roxbury first newly constructed BPS school building in 15 years, (Boston Globe, 08/23/18)

•  Girls learn to code with no fear, (Boston Herald, 08/23/18)

•  Boston medical schools won't join NYU free tuition plan, (Boston Herald, 08/23/18)

•  A new skirmish in Harvard admissions case, (Boston Globe, 08/17/18)

•  Blue Bikes coming to Mattapan, Roslindale, parts of Dorchester, (Boston Globe, 08/17/18)



•  Boston mayor: No timeline yet for schools chief, (Boston Herald, 08/14/18)

•  Facing the issue of the resegregation of Boston Public Schools, (Boston Globe, 08/13/18)

•  For universities, diversity is atonement for past sins, (Boston Globe, 08/12/18)

•  Walsh: We're taking BPL probe 'seriously', (Boston Herald, 08/07/18)

•  A day in the life of a METCO student: The promises and pitfalls, (Bay State Banner, 08/06/18)



•  Increased segregation of Boston schools could deepen racial, economic divides, (Boston Globe, 08/06/18)

•  Boston's schools are becoming resegregated, (Boston Globe, 08/04/18)

•  Harvard lawsuit divides many in Asian American community, (Boston Globe, 08/01/18)

•  Parker Hill Branch Library Reopens Following $2.4 Million Improvement, (BPL.org, 08/01/18)

•  Elite colleges come to Harvard's defense in affirmative action case, (Boston Globe, 07/31/18)



•  How do you get into Harvard? For the lucky few, there's the Z list, (Boston Globe, 07/28/18)

•  Harvard denies discriminating against Asian-Americans, (Boston Globe, 07/27/18)

•  Citywide Parent Council issues proposals for community involvement in the superintendent search, (Schoolyardnews.com, 07/26/18)

•  Boston Children's Museum hosts Youth Dance Festival, (Bay State Banner, 07/26/18)

•  Maybe busing isn’t the (only) problem, (Commonwealth Magazine, 07/25/18)



•  The "Home-Based" Assignment report: What should be done about it?, (Schoolyardnews.com, 07/25/18)

•  Boch Center arts leadership program fosters teen talent, (Bay State Banner, 07/25/18)

•  An explosive report on the Home-Based Assignment Plan, (Schoolyardnews.com, 07/24/18)

•  City Councilor: Ex-superintendent Chang's exit deal a 'violation of public trust', (Boston Herald, 07/20/18)

•  Former Boston school leader to receive payment in secret deal, (Boston Globe, 07/19/18)



•  Passengers overhear teacher talking about low-income students, give $500 in cash, (Boston Globe, 07/19/18)

•  Study finds growing inequity in BPS school assignment, (Bay State Banner, 07/18/18)

•  Boston's battle against youth homelessness gets a big boost, (Boston Globe, 07/18/18)

•  Chang exits with $267,383-plus, (Commonwealth Magazine, 07/17/18)

•  Harvard lawsuit is about affirmative action, not Asian Americans, (Boston Globe, 07/17/18)



•  Four decades after court-ordered busing, Boston's education gap remains, (Boston Globe, 07/16/18)

•  Laura Perille walked unusual path to interim superintendent, (Boston Globe, 07/16/18)

•  Suit alleging bias pulls back curtain on Harvard admissions, (Boston Herald, 07/09/18)

•  Your high school yearbook is going online, (Boston Globe, 07/05/18)

•  Elected school committee right choice for Boston, (Boston Herald, 07/04/18)



•  Boston Public Schools Quickly Gains New Leader — And Some Resent Selection Process, (WBUR.org Edify, 07/03/18)

•  Four minority groups slam hiring of Boston's interim superintendent, (Boston Herald, 07/03/18)

•  Black community left out by Walsh's school chief choice, (Boston Herald 07/03/18)

•  If Walsh has his way, 'interim' just an illusion for new superintendent, (Boston Globe, 07/02/18)

•  Walsh's superintendent pick aims to build trust, (Bay State Banner, 07/02/18)



•  Civil rights groups blast Walsh, school committee over 'backroom deal' on Chang, (Boston Globe, 07/02/18)

•  Schools showcase their Excellence for All program work, (Bay State Banner, 07/01/18)

•  Another BPS superintendent has come and gone. Now what?, (Boston Globe, 07/01/18)

•  Lawrence Bacow promises a more outward-looking Harvard, (Boston Globe, 07/01/18)

•  Interim Boston Public Schools superintendent sets her agenda, (Boston Herald, 06/30/18)



•  Boston Education Leaders Optimistic About Walsh's Interim School Superintendent Pick, (WBUR.org Edify, 06/29/18)

•  CEO of EdVestors 'knows the system inside and out', (Boston Herald, 06/29/18)

•  Interim schools chief ready to make 'important moves', (Boston Globe, 06/28/18)

•  SummerWorks jobs program changes kids' futures, (Boston Herald, 06/28/18)

•  City employees factor big in $3.3B budget, (Boston Herald, 06/28/18)



•  The Best Boston High School You've Probably Never Heard Of, (WGBH.org, 06/27/18)

•  Next Boston superintendent will face a massive to-do list, (Boston Globe, 06/27/18)

•  Nonprofit chief is poised to be interim BPS superintendent, (Boston Globe, 06/27/18)

•  Chang out after three years in the hot seat, (Bay State Banner, 06/25/18)

•  Boston school chief defends system's handling of student information, (Boston Globe, 06/25/18)



•  Every spring, students throw their lives away. Now, colleges are recycling, (Boston Globe, 06/25/18)

•  'Impossible' to find perfect Boston Schools superintendent, (Boston Herald, 06/25/18)

•  Interim BPS leader to be named before end of week, (Boston Herald, 06/24/18)

•  Mayor Walsh at center of Boston schools superintendent ouster, (Boston Herald, 06/23/18)

•  Tommy Chang's relationship with community never clicked, observers say, (Boston Globe, 06/23/18)



•  Boston school superintendent resigns after allegedly providing student information to ICE officials, (New York Daily news, 06/23/18)

•  With Chang out, parents ponder future, (Boston Globe, 06/23/18)

•  Boston schools chief, Mayor Walsh 'mutually' agree to part ways, (Boston Herald, 06/23/18)

•  Boston Public Schools Superintendent Tommy Chang to resign, (Boston Globe, 06/22/18)

•  Boston school superintendent Tommy Chang quitting, (Boston Herald, 06/22/18)



•  Suit: Boston Public Schools sharing student info with ICE, (Boston Herald, 06/22/18)

•  Asian American group joins forces with anti-affirmative action effort, (Bay State Banner, 06/21/18)

•  Chang, BPS sued over secrecy surrounding student information sharing with ICE, (Boston Globe, 06/21/18)

•  Telling the wrong story about racial discrimination in education, (Boston Globe, 06/18/18)

•  Massachusetts teachers push new education funding bill, (Boston Herald, 06/17/18)



•  Harvard, Asian-Americans group spar over data in bias case, (Boston Herald, 06/15/18)

•  Harvard report found Asian-Americans faced admissions penalty, (Boston Globe, 06/15/18)

•  At Harvard, more black students are admitted than enrolled, (Boston Globe, 06/13/18)

•  What to Do When Your Boss Won't Advocate for You, (Harvard Business Review, 06/15/18)

•  Boston mayor, city councilors could get 4 percent raises, (Boston Globe, 06/12/18)



•  Harvard goes on attack to defend its admissions policies, (Boston Globe, 06/12/18)

•  Students press House for education funds, (Bay State Banner, 06/06/18)

•  Proposal to sell McCormack school land raises questions, (Bay State Banner, 06/08/18)

•  She was paralyzed by gunfire as a child in Dorchester. Now she's graduating high school, (Boston Globe, 06/05/18)

•  Facing the STEM challenge in education, (Boston Globe, 06/04/18)



•  Promising Pals passes test of time at Roxbury's Timilty School, (Boston Herald, 06/03/18)

•  Former Cathedral AD Larry Merritt to return to the Kroc Center..., (Boston Herald, 05/31/18)

•  Boston families need greater access to early education, (Boston Globe, 05/31/18)

•  Diverse group of valedictorians gathers for luncheon, (Boston Herald, 05/30/18)

•  A new free music series is coming to the Esplanade, (Boston Globe, 05/30/18)



•  Community groups demand city leaders reveal their BuildBPS plans, (Schoolyardnews.com, 05/30/18)

•  Brookline Town Meeting votes to rename Devotion School, (Boston Globe, 05/30/18)

•  In Boston's Dual-Language High School, One Teacher Grapples With Changing Tide, (WBUR.org Edify, 05/28/18)

•  Under The Shadow Of Slavery, Brookline Debates Renaming A School, (WBUR.org Edify, 05/26/18)

•  Boston Medical Center to test web therapy for kids, (Boston Herald, 05/26/18)



•  BPS initiative aimed at boosting graduation rates, (Bay State Banner, 05/23/18)

•  Thousands of BPS students don't graduate on time. And it's a problem, (Boston Globe, 05/23/18)

•  Report rips Boston record with 'off-track' high school students, (Commonwealth Magazine, 05/23/18)

•  Mattapan school celebrates a name and a language, (Boston Globe, 05/23/18)

•  Where is the road map for Boston Public Schools facilities?, (Commonwealth Magazine, 05/22/18)



•  O'Bryant baseball has a brotherhood of youngsters, (Boston Globe, 05/22/18)

•  Mass. ponders hiring a computer to grade MCAS essays. What could go wrong?, (Boston Globe, 05/21/18)

•  Somerville company offers free tuition at UMass Boston, (Boston Globe, 05/20/18)

•  BPS proactively working with Sandy Hook parents group to prevent tragedies, (Boston Herald, 05/19/18)

•  100 Boston teens get gowns and wisdom at a Believe in Yourself event, (Boston Globe, 05/17/18)



•  'I don't want to die,' English High student said after being shot..., (Boston Globe, 05/17/18)

•  Start Time Memos: 'Happiness' versus 'Max-Saving', (Schoolyardnews.com, 05/16/18)

•  Data Analytics Helps Boston Schools Better Serve Students, (Govtech.com, 05/11/18)

•  Global field trips are opening a whole new world to Boston students, (Boston Globe, 05/11/18)

•  Works of M.C. Escher on display at MFA Boston, (Bay State Banner, 05/09/18)



•  Marice Edouard-Vincent named new Medford superintendent, (Boston Globe, 05/08/18)

•  Marice Edouard-Vincent chosen as new Medford superintendent, (Medford Wicked Local, 05/07/18)

•  Marty Walsh announces Boston summer youth safety strategy, (Boston Herald, 05/05/18)

•  New Programs Help Improve High School Graduation Rate in East Boston, (NECN.com, 05/04/18)

•  Boston makes little progress on school breakfast goal, (Boston Globe, 05/03/18)



•  Mayor outlines neighborhood priorities in capital spending budget, (Bay State Banner, 05/02/18)

•  Should Boston run UMass Boston? Walsh thinks it's an idea worth discussing, (Boston Globe, 05/02/18)

•  Advocates say innocent teens are stamped with 'gang' label, (Bay State Banner, 05/01/18)

•  Boston schools scramble for funds amid boom times, (Bay State Banner, 04/25/18)

•  State comes out with new LGBTQ curriculum, (Boston Herald, 04/23/18)



•  Community faces many challenges, (Boston Herald, 04/23/18)

•  Trans high school junior finds support at school, (Boston Herald, 04/23/18)

•  Time to hold school principals accountable for increasing teacher diversity, (Bay State Banner, 04/20/18)

•  Dorchester Academy scheduled to close, (Boston Globe, 04/20/18)

•  Students set up fundraiser for mentor hit by MRSA, stroke, (Boston Herald, 04/20/18)



•  Refusing to be silent, the children of immigrants speak out, (Boston Globe, 04/19/18)

•  You got into college. Congratulations! Here's the bill, (Boston Globe, 04/19/18)

•  School Vacation 'Academies' Aim For 'Adrenaline Shot' Of Progress For Struggling Students..., (WBUR.org Edify, 04/18/18)

•  In rain-swept Boston Marathon, Desiree Linden and Yuki Kawauchi pour it on, (Boston Globe, 04/16/18)

•  2018 Boston Marathon results, (Boston Globe, 04/16/18)



•  Boston's top cop tells students to be on best behavior for marathon, (Boston Herald, 04/12/18)

•  'I am not interviewing' for L.A. job, BPS Superintendent Tommy Chang says, (Boston Herald, 04/06/18)

•  Boston schools place 2 headmasters on leave, (Boston Globe, 04/05/18)

•  Boston schools face shakeup, departures, (Boston Herald, 04/05/18)

•  Harvard service workers learn English between shifts, (Boston Globe, 04/04/18)



•  Mayor Walsh redirects $2.4M for behavioral support in Boston Public Schools, (Boston Herald, 04/04/18)

•  Buzz, Beep, Chirp: Phones Are An Epidemic In Our Schools, (WBUR.org Edify, 04/03/18)

•  A dream come true, new $1.25 million playground opens at Roxbury school, (Boston Globe, 03/30/18)

•  Boston schools reshuffling top admin jobs, (Boston Herald, 03/29/18)

•  Brighton school an education 'lab', (Boston Herald, 03/28/18)



•  Thousands march on Common to demand gun control, (Bay State Banner, 03/28/18)

•  Boston Students Protest Lack Of Diversity, Sudden School Firing, (Patch.com, 03/28/18)

•  Celebration of King's legacy reflects a broader Boston embrace, (Boston Globe, 03/27/18)

•  Cathedral terminates Larry Merritt as AD, boys' basketball coach, (Boston Globe, 03/26/18)

•  Youth unite to demand better school safety, (Boston Herald, 03/24/18)



•  Tens Of Thousands Of Protesters Gather On Boston Common For 'March For Our Lives' Rally, (WBUR.org Edify, 03/23/18)

•  Parkland Students Call for Civic Engagement, Accountability at Harvard, (Boston Magazine, 03/21/18)

•  Pressley fighting discipline disparities, (Bay State Banner, 03/21/18)

•  Contest ends with a 'crescendo' for seventh-grader, (Boston Herald, 03/18/18)

•  Dozens march to State House to push stricter gun control, (Boston Herald, 03/15/18)



•  Is Harvard Broken?, (Boston Magazine, 03/13/18)

•  Parents, superintendent present differing views on school budget, (Bay State Banner, 03/12/18)

•  Eastie councilor assures safety after ICE arrest, (Boston Herald, 03/12/18)

•  East Boston High School student in ICE custody after allegedly threatening the school, (Boston Globe, 03/11/18)

•  Lawsuit targets schools in sex assault claims, (Boston Herald, 03/11/18)



•  Teacher sounds alarm on school doors that don't lock, (Boston Herald, 03/09/18)

•  After not calling a snow day, Cambridge superintendent explains himself, (Boston Globe, 03/08/18)

•  Drivers drive BPS transit costs into a $4M hole, (Boston Herald, 02/28/18)

•  Time to lift up Boston's voc-tech high school, (Commonwealth Magazine, 02/27/18)

•  Bracing for damaging Supreme Court blow, public-sector unions rally in Boston, (Boston Globe, 02/26/18)



•  Editorial: Guns in schools vs. common sense solutions, (Boston Herald, 02/24/18)

•  BPS Budget Invests in Our Students to Provide a Better Education for All, (Jamaica Plain News, 02/23/18)

•  The first rule of seeing Barack Obama in Boston is don't talk..., (Boston Globe, 02/23/18)

•  Teachers to Trump: 'Don't arm us', (Boston Herald, 02/23/18)

•  Gov. Charlie Baker rejects Trump's proposal to arm school teachers, (Boston Herald, 02/22/18)



•  Teachers slam Trump proposal to arm educators, (Boston Herald, 02/22/18)

•  Donald Trump backs arming teachers to stop school shootings, (Boston Herald, 02/22/18)

•  Action sport summer camps might even make your kids smarter, (Boston Globe 02/22/18)

•  Can Ayanna Pressley beat Mike Capuano?, (Boston Globe 02/21/18)

•  Conservatory Lab Charter School seeks to join Boston Public Schools, (Boston Globe 02/20/18)



•  Let's face it. There will never be room for the middle class in Boston, (Boston Globe 02/20/18)

•  At midpoint of his term, Tommy Chang is being tested, (Boston Globe 02/18/18)

•  Inside Boston's $1.6B payroll: See how the city pays top employees, (Boston Herald 02/17/18)

•  Letter from Superintendent Chang Addressing Florida School Shooting, (Boston Public Schools 02/15/18)

•  Boston's Mayor Walsh announces new plan to end youth homelessness, (Boston Herald 02/14/18)



•  Charter school teachers vote to unionize, (Boston Herald 02/14/18)

•  State school rankings 'virtually worthless', (Commonwealth Magazine 02/08/18)

•  At Start Of Budget Season In Boston And Beyond..., (WBUR.org Edify 02/07/18)

•  Parents seeking BPS k2 assignments facing long wait, (Bay State Banner 02/07/18)

•  Little-tapped Boston contract provision tied to big school improvement, (Commonwealth Magazine 02/02/18)



•  Roxbury alternative high school is placed on probation, (Boston Globe 01/31/18)

•  Boston Public Library asks for help in transcribing abolitionist manuscripts, (Boston Globe 01/30/18)

•  Being first in family to go to college can be bumpy road, (Boston Globe 01/30/18)

•  Jeff Riley Will Be Massachusetts' New Education Commissioner, (WBUR.org 01/29/18)

•  Jeff Riley, Lawrence official, gets nod for state education commissioner, (Boston Globe 01/29/18)



•  Massachusetts education officials recommend Lawrence schools overseer Jeffrey Riley as next commissioner, (Masslive.com 01/29/18)

•  New Metco leader is a social justice advocate with big plans for expansion, (Boston Globe 01/28/18)

•  Federal Immigration Officials Could Have Accessed BPS Reports, (WBUR.org 01/26/18)

•  A Minor Fight In A Boston School Landed One Student In ICE Custody, Advocates Fear, (WBUR.org 01/26/18)

•  Boston awarded $150K grant to help feed BPS students healthy meals, (Boston Metro.us 01/25/18)



•  Boston Awarded BOSTON $150,000 Grant to Support BOSFOODLOVE Healthy Meals, (Boston.gov 01/25/18)

•  Chang: No immigration status tracking in Boston, (Boston Herald 01/23/18)

•  As BPS schools brace for cuts, funding system under scrutiny, (Bay State Banner 01/22/18)

•  Sandy Hook organization to work with BPS schools, (Boston Herald 01/20/18)

•  Zoning reform offers a path to economic equality and social integration, (Boston Globe 01/16/18)



•  Five MLK speeches you might not know, (Boston Globe 01/15/18)

•  Immigrants gather at East Boston church to rally for TPS, (Boston Globe 01/15/18)

•  Where to put an MLK memorial in Boston?, (Boston Globe 01/14/18)

•  Editorial: School panel 'envy'?, (Boston Herald 01/14/18)

•  BPS to expand fresh food program to as many as 20 public schools, (Boston Herald 01/14/18)



•  BPS website foul-up gives parents flawed data, (Boston Globe 01/13/18)

•  BPS Considers Plan to Eliminate Middle Schools, (Boston Magazine 01/12/18)

•  How Working Parents Can Feel Less Overwhelmed and More in Control, (Harvard Business Review 01/12/18)

•  BPS plan would eliminate middle schools, (Boston Globe 01/12/18)

•  Education publishing firm Cengage will move into new Pier 4 building, (Boston Globe 01/04/18)



•  W. Roxbury attorney elected school committee chair, (Boston Globe 01/03/18)

•  School Committee to put 'strong leader' at helm, (Boston Herald 01/03/18)

•  Council prez: Board will clash, compromise with mayor, (Boston Herald 01/02/18)

•  For homeless people, the cold is life-threatening, (Boston Globe 01/01/18)

•  For homeless people, the cold is life-threatening, (Boston Globe 01/01/18)



•  Transcript: Read Walsh's second inaugural speech, (Boston Globe 01/01/18)

•  Boston School Committee chairman to step down, (Boston Globe 12/28/17)

•  Readers offer solutions after Globe's series on race in Boston, (Boston Globe 12/27/17)

•  Tommy Chang will take heat for school times flub, (Boston Herald 12/27/17)

•  BPS may be served lawsuit over lack of minority input, (Boston Herald 12/27/17)



•  Pine Street Inn gives hope to homeless, (Boston Herald 12/25/17)

•  Globe readers offer joy, times 34,000, (Boston Globe 12/25/17)

•  New college for conservative Christians planned in Boston, (Boston Globe 12/25/17)

•  Pool teachers not unwanted, just underutilized, (Commonwealth Magazine 12/24/17)

•  Leadership change called for at BPS, (Boston Herald 12/23/17)



•  USA Today readers say the Boston Common Frog Pond is the best skating rink in America, (Boston.com 12/23/17)

•  Civil rights groups urge city schools to listen to parents, (Boston Globe 12/23/17)

•  Parents applaud decision to halt plans to change school start times — for now, (Boston Globe 12/23/17)

•  A short tenure at BPS tinged with troubles, (Boston Herald 12/23/17)

•  Time switch foulup latest in Tommy Chang's woes, (Boston Herald 12/23/17)

•  BPS gets hard quiz on start times, (Boston Herald 12/22/17)



•  Boston Public Schools Shelves Plan To Overhaul Start Times Next School Year, (WBUR.org Edify 12/22/17)

•  Important Letter from Superintendent Chang on Start and End Times, (Boston Public Schools 12/22/17)

•  City backs down on school start times, (Bay State Banner 12/22/17)

•  Read the statement from Tommy Chang on new start times, (Boston Globe 12/22/17)

•  After outcry, Boston schools decide against changing school start times, (Boston Globe 12/22/17)

•  BPS delays changes to school start times, (Boston Herald 12/22/17)



•  Gospel choir thrills with Christmas concert, (Bay State Banner 12/22/17)

•  The Lyndon School spreads Globe Santa cheer with silly hats, holiday concerts, (Boston Globe 12/22/17)

•  Madison Park executive director to return, (Boston Globe 12/22/17)

•  Parents of BPS students speak out against new start times, (Boston Herald 12/19/17)

•  Gains for Boston's high school students are at risk, (Boston Globe 12/19/17)



•  Boston parents demand delay in implementing earlier school start times, (Boston Globe 12/18/17)

•  BPS opens discussion on schedule changes, (Boston Herald 12/16/17)

•  PART SEVEN: SOLUTIONS A Better Boston? The Choice Is Ours, (Boston Globe 12/16/17)

•  BPS shuffle decried as 'harmful' policy, (Boston Herald 12/15/17)

•  Boston school officials reconsider new start times, (Boston Globe 12/15/17)



•  Civil Rights Groups Weigh-In on Boston School Start Time Changes, (Boston Magazine 12/15/17)

•  Boston's NAACP Chapter and Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights and Economic Justice Joint Statement, (NAACP/LCCREJ 12/14/17)

•  School committee members call for board to 'revisit' bell times, (Boston Herald 12/14/17)

•  Facing Uproar Over New Start Times, Boston's School District Defends Itself, (WBUR.org Edify 12/14/17)

•  State OKs $125m project to replace Boston Arts Academy building, (Boston Globe 12/13/17)

•  Stop immediate changes on school start times in Boston, (Change.org 12/13/17)



•  BPS 2018-2019 START TIME COMMUNITY MEETINGS, (BPS Website 12/13/17)

•  BPS responds to parent pushback, (Bay State Banner 12/13/17)

•  Jackson, LaMattina say goodbye to Boston City Council, (Boston Globe 12/13/17)

•  PART FOUR: UNIVERSITIES Lost on Campus, As Colleges Look Abroad, (Boston Globe 12/13/17)

•  Mass. OKs Tuition Break For Hurricane Evacuees From Puerto Rico..., (WBUR.org Edify 12/12/17)

•  Superintendent Chang's Letter on 2018-19 Start and End Times, (BPS Schools 12/12/17)



•  PART THREE: HOSPITALS Color lines persists, in sickness as in health, (Boston Globe 12/12/17)

•  Students want answers over used needles near their school, (Boston Globe 12/11/17)

•  PART TWO: THE SEAPORT A brand new Boston, even whiter than the old, (Boston Globe 12/11/17)

•  Councilors call for redo of criticized school start times, (Boston Herald 12/11/17)

•  City Councilors Criticize Changes to Boston Public School Start Times, (Boston Magazine 12/11/17)

•  Black leaders unsettled by timing of Globe series after mayoral election, (Boston Herald 12/11/17)



•  PART ONE: THE IMAGE OF BOSTON, Does Boston still deserve its racist reputation?, (Boston Globe 12/10/17)

•  After BPS Reschedules School Start Times By Computer, Parents Push Back, (WBUR.org Edify 12/10/17)

•  New school schedules are worth the hassle, (Boston Globe Editorial 12/09/17)

•  Boston parents balk at new start times for schools, (Boston Herald 12/09/17)

•  Boston teens, middle schoolers get later school start time, (Boston Herald 12/08/17)

•  85 percent of Boston schools will get new start times, (Boston Globe 12/07/17)



•  Why Did it Take Boston So Long to Change School Start Times?, (Boston Magazine 12/08/17)

•  BPS New Start and End Time Policy Approved for SY'2018-2019, (Boston Public Schools)

•  Boston high schoolers to hit snooze button: First bell pushed back, (Boston Herald 12/07/17)

•  Tommy Chang, school superintendent and scapegoat, (Boston Globe 12/06/17)

•  Boston School Committee approves new start times, (Boston Globe 12/06/17)

•  IRS audit of city raises questions, (Bay State Banner 12/06/17)



•  Hillary Clinton to Boston crowd: Teach kids kindness, (Boston Herald 12/05/17)

•  Urban farmer, formerly homeless woman to join new Boston committee, (Boston Globe 12/05/17)

•  In Boston, peace advocate hosts children's holiday party, (Boston Globe 12/02/17)

•  Outside contractor will audit schools, (Boston Herald 12/01/17)

•  Walsh blames Chang for not telling him about IRS audit, (Boston Globe 11/30/17)



•  Outside group to probe school accounts following IRS audit, (Boston Herald 11/30/17)

•  Parents, officials lash out at Chang, some call for new evaluation, (Boston Herald 11/30/17)

•  Bad lesson in bookkeeping, (Boston Herald 11/30/17)

•  Marty Walsh plays coy in BPS IRS boondoggle, (Boston Herald 11/30/17)

•  City pays $1M in penalties after IRS audit, (Boston Herald 11/29/17)



•  BPS under scrutiny for under-the-table payments, (Boston Herald 11/28/17)

•  City releases IRS findings that show thousands of dollars of under-the-table payments by BPS, (Boston Globe 11/28/17)

•  IRS slams use of student funds in Boston schools, (Boston Herald 11/28/17)

•  Boston Public Schools paid some workers off the books, (Boston Globe 11/27/17)

•  The Seaport just might get a library after all, (Boston Globe 11/26/17)



•  Tang vs. Kerr: How much editorial license should opinion writers be given?, (Commonwealth Magazine 11/25/17)

•  Advocates criticize proposed bias regulations, (Boston Herald 11/24/17)

•  Thankful for donations: Displaced Puerto Ricans get holiday aid, (Boston Herald 11/21/17)

•  Feds Threaten To Sue Harvard Over Asian-American Admissions, (WBUR.org Edify 11/21/17)

•  These schools have a blueprint for teaching English, (Boston Globe 11/21/17)



•  He took on the Voting Rights Act and won. Now he's taking on Harvard, (Boston Globe 11/20/17)

•  Mass. lawmakers may be headed toward approving bilingual education in schools, (Boston Globe 11/15/17)

•  Frog Pond ice skating rink is opening and how you can skate for free, (Boston.com 11/14/17)

•  Facebook founder's gift to Harvard aimed at low-income students, (Boston Globe 11/13/17)

•  Schools struggle to explain MCAS changes as parents receive scores, (Boston Herald 11/11/17)



•  Edwards, Janey, Flynn take City Council seats, (Boston Herald 11/08/17)

•  How Boston voted: Martin J. Walsh (incumbent) vs. Tito Jackson, (Boston Globe 11/08/17)

•  Six Women of Color Were Elected to Boston City Council, (Boston Magazine 11/08/17)

•  Walsh wins second term as mayor of Boston, (Boston Herald 11/07/17)

•  Walsh wins second term as mayor, (Boston Globe 11/07/17)



•  Boston's mayoral candidates make their closing arguments, (Boston Globe 11/06/17)

•  Building more homes means crowded schools, right? Not so, study says, (Boston Globe 11/05/17)

•  Boston teachers union attack fires blanks, (Commonwealth Magazine 11/04/17)

•  This time, Brighton rushes past Latin Academy, (Boston Globe 11/04/17)



•  Harvard pitches cross-curriculum ArtLab, (Boston Herald 11/03/17)

•  BPS opens centers for Puerto Rican families, (Bay State Banner 11/01/17)

•  More than 10 percent of city school buses are late..., (Boston Globe 10/30/17)

•  Boston teachers deserve to be respected, not disparaged, (Commonwealth Magazine 10/30/17)

•  Verizon, BPS team to give out free iPads, (Boston Herald 10/29/17)

•  A disability shouldn't be a handicap, (Commonwealth Magazine 10/28/17)



•  Students, newly arrived from Puerto Rico, start over in Boston schools, (Boston Herald 10/24/17)

•  Special Report: Number of needles in Boston parks soars, (Boston Herald 10/23/17)

•  Why All Education Should Be Modeled After Kindergarten, (WBUR.org Radio 10/20/17)

•  A textbook stereotyped how racial groups respond to pain..., (Boston Globe 10/20/17)

•  MCAS woes persist as Boston schools achieve little improvement..., (Boston Herald 10/18/17)



•  Confusion could surround Wednesday's MCAS results, (Boston Globe 10/17/17)

•  Why Grit Isn't Enough, (WBUR.org Radio 10/17/17)

•  'I have real concerns about our high schools,' says Mayor Walsh, (Boston Globe 10/16/17)

•  Quiet push for unified enrollment, (Bay State Banner 10/11/17)

•  The Boston Public Library Owns 200,000 Vinyl Records , (WBUR.org ARTery 10/11/17)



•  First debate in Boston mayoral campaign is contentious, (Boston.com 10/11/17)

•  Wheelock College To Merge With Boston University's School Of Education, (WBUR.org Edify 10/11/17)

•  Jackson challenges Walsh on education, housing, (Bay State Banner 10/10/17)

•  80+ Fenway cultural events will be free on Oct 9th for BPS Families, (Boston.com 10/07/17)

•  Questions swirl on disenrolled pupils at Greater Egleston, (Bay State Banner 10/04/17)



•  Boston to outfit schools with modern furniture, (Boston Globe 10/03/17)

•  SJC will hear appeal on charter school cap, (Boston Herald 09/30/17)

•  Another Boston alternative high school marred by enrollment problems, (Boston Globe 09/28/17)

•  Mayor Walsh Reads 'The Magician's Hat' to Tobin K-8 School Students, (BPS Headlines 09/28/17)

•  Betsy DeVos is coming to Boston and she is in high demand, (Boston Globe 09/25/17)



•  Tito Jackson's record steeped in advocacy, (Boston Globe 09/23/17)

•  Charter advocates weigh in on District 7 race, (Bay State Banner 09/22/17)

•  On the T, a school system ad with an unfortunate misspelling, (Boston Globe 09/22/17)

•  Chang puts Egleston headmaster on leave amid registration snafu, (Boston Herald 09/21/17)

•  Mayor backs new plan to build MLK memorial in Boston, (Boston Globe 09/20/17)



•  26 Boston schools at risk of being declared 'underperforming', (Boston Globe 09/18/17)

•  Harvard, the Stanford of the East, (Boston Globe 09/16/17)

•  Finance chief: Teacher pact 'not inexpensive', (Boston Herald 09/14/17)

•  Boston teachers ratify contract that includes pay raise, (Boston Globe 09/13/17)



•  Northeastern president pledges $500,000 to expand global opportunities for students, (Boston Globe 09/12/17)

•  Mayor Walsh's record on education shows incremental improvements, (Boston Globe 09/10/17)

•  Parents irked by pencil-pushing Walsh, (Boston Herald 09/8/17)

•  On the first day, more Boston school buses arrived late, (Boston Globe 09/07/17)

•  Schools Across Boston Welcome Students Back On First Day, (WBUR.org Edify 09/07/17)



•  In Mattapan, a Haitian Creole program for preschoolers, (Boston Globe 09/07/17)

•  Poll: Don't give raises to Boston's unwanted teachers, (Boston Herald 09/07/17)

•  Group sounds alarm on lead in school taps, (Boston Herald 09/05/17)

•  Ethnic studies eyed by Boston teachers, (Boston Herald 09/05/17)

•  Boston to expand breakfast in classroom program, (Boston Globe 09/01/17)



•  A bad deal for Boston students, (Boston Globe 08/31/17)

•  Tuition spikes send higher education enrollment tumbling, (Boston Herald 08/31/17)

•  Boston Teachers Union gets a contract, (Bay State Banner 08/30/17)

•  BTU RATIFICATION MEETING NOTICE TO ALL EMPLOYEES, (Boston Teacher's Union 08/29/17)

•  Students who occasionally light up don't see themselves as smokers, survey says, (Boston Globe 08/29/17)



•  Gladys S. Wood, 101, Boston's first African-American public school principal, (Boston Globe 08/27/17)

•  Dorchester Academy faces uncertain future, (Boston Globe 08/25/17)

•  Summary of BTU/BPS TA, (Boston Teacher's Union 08/24/17)

•  Boston Teachers Union, city reach agreement on new contract, (Boston Globe 08/24/17)

•  Mass. grades out as most educated state in US, (Boston Globe 08/23/17)



•  A Boston Program Pays Some Participants To Quit Gangs And Go To College, (WBUR.org Edify 08/22/17)

•  Kathleen Kelley, fierce advocate for teachers, (Boston Globe 08/16/17)

•  Where are Boston's most educated neighborhoods?, (Boston Globe 08/16/17)

•  Closing the achievement gap, one summer camp at a time, (Boston Globe 08/14/17)

•  Dominican parade takes over Jamaica Plain's streets, (Boston Globe 08/14/17)



•  Mass. school evaluations called 'unfair', (Bay State Banner 08/09/17)

•  RATING THE RATINGS ANALYZING THE FIRST 17 ESSA ACCOUNTABILITY PLANS. p.25, (Fordham Institute Summer 2017)

•  Reasons for Felix G. Arroyo's suspension still unclear, (Boston Globe 08/06/17)

•  Boston schools warning of online game reported to encourage teen suicide, (Boston Globe 08/03/17)

•  Summer at sea offers city students new perspectives, (Boston Globe 08/02/17)



•  Some charter school leaders' pay far outpaces their public rivals, (Boston Globe 08/01/17)

•  Inner-city kids get remedial lessons, outdoor fun, (Boston Globe 08/01/17)

•  Expand and reboot often-ignored Metco, (Boston Globe 07/31/17)

•  Boston's human services chief Felix G. Arroyo placed on paid leave, (Boston Globe 07/31/17)

•  'People don't understand that this parade coming down this street is a miracle', (Boston Globe 07/30/17)



•  Can Boston Solve School Lunch?, (City Lab 07/28/17)

•  Lawmakers hope to undo English-only education in Mass., (Boston Globe 07/27/17)

•  MIT's 'Quantum Team' Wins First-ever BPS Transportation Challenge, (BPS Headlines 07/25/17)

•  Boston to consolidate school bus routes, lay off dozens of drivers, (Boston Globe 07/24/17)

•  Boston schools choose new food vendor, (Boston Globe 07/18/17)



•  Two immigrants will get full-ride scholarships to UMass, (Boston Globe 07/16/17)

•  BPS Partnership Summer Programs 2017, (Partners BPS, Summer 2017)

•  Time to update state school funding formula, (Commonwealth Magazine, 07/14/17)

•  Changing of the guard, Jessica Tang, BTU President, (Commonwealth Magazine, 07/11/17)

•  Boston's public libraries to get $102 million overhaul, (Boston Herald, 07/09/17)



•  Four Quick Reference Guides (QRGs) to the 2017 ELA Curriculum Framework..., (DESE News Archives, 07/06/17)

•  2017 Curriculum Frameworks for ELA and for Math are Available..., (DESE News Archives, 06/29/17)

•  BPS Partnership Summer Programs 2017, (Partners BPS, Summer 2017)

•  ELL Update: New Exit Criteria, Equivalent Proficiency Levels, and Recommended..., (DESE News Archives, 06/28/17)

•  A report card on Harvard's Drew Faust, (Boston Globe, 06/26/17)

•  At East Boston High School, a voice to raise up other young immigrants, (Boston Globe, 06/24/17)

•  Concerns mount as student suspension rates soar in Boston, (WCVB.com, 06/24/17)

•  Mayor Walsh, Superintendent Chang Announce Boston Launch of Becoming a Man, (BPS Headlines, 06/21/17)



•  Mayor Walsh, BPS and City Officials Break Ground on Eliot Upper School Renovation, (BPS Headlines, 06/20/17)

•  Scholarships for 65 Boston High School Graduates, (BU Today, 06/15/17)

•  In Boston, An Effort To Turn Summer School Into Something Students Won't Want To Miss, (WBUR Edify, 06/14/17)

•  Boston schools revamp programs to tackle summer learning slide, (Boston Globe, 06/14/17)

•  Immigrants, teachers urge City Council to adopt sanctuary schools measure, (Boston Globe, 06/14/17)



•  Faust, who pushed for diversity at Harvard, to step down, (Boston Globe, 06/24/17)

•  From Xs & Os to ABCs, (Boston Herald, 06/10/17)

•  After-school programs are a lifeline for kids and parents, (Boston Globe, 06/05/17)

•  Boston elementary students receive surprise scholarships, (Boston Globe, 06/03/17)

•  What's Holding Up the BTU Contract?, (Blue Mass Group, 05/31/17)

•  Boston student competing in national spelling bee, (Boston Globe, 05/31/17)



•  'You make Boston Public Schools proud,' 38 valedictorians are told, (Boston Globe, 05/30/17)

•  Schools should eliminate excess pool, (Boston Herald, 05/26/17)

•  ICE spokesman slams Tito Jackson's Sanctuary School Act as 'policy for a non-issue', (Boston Herald, 05/25/17)

•  Diversity gap at Boston Latin proving stubborn, (Boston Globe, 05/22/17)

•  Bolling: Boston teachers union needs to face facts, (Boston Herald, 05/20/17)



•  Unwanted teachers cost $34M, (Boston Herald, 05/20/17)

•  East Boston community rallies to raise money for new school playground, (Boston Herald, 05/19/17)

•  Boston Teachers Union poised to elect 1st person of color as president, (Boston Globe, 05/18/17)

•  Boston Teachers Union’s tall tale, (Boston Globe, 05/18/17)

•  City Hall, teachers union trade accusations, (Boston Herald, 05/18/17)

•  Proposal would demolish, replace Boston Arts Academy, (Boston Globe, 05/17/17)



•  Mayor Walsh 'shocked' by teachers' union accusations over talks, (Boston Herald, 05/17/17)

•  Teachers' union accuses city of running down clock on contract talks, (Boston Herald, 05/17/17)

•  Teachers union calls impasse in negotiations, (Boston Herald, 05/17/17)

•  Boston Teachers Union asks for state intervention after 'impasse' in talks with city, (Boston Globe, 05/16/17)

•  With no foes, ex-teacher has broad support to be next school union prez, (Boston Herald, 05/13/17)



                                                                       

•  Massachusetts' school ballot fight 2nd costliest since 2000, (Boston Herald, 05/13/17)

•  Supt: Mattapan early ed school may get upper grades restored soon, (Boston Herald, 05/11/17)

•  In face of cuts, Boston Public Schools details supports for district's low-performing schools, (Bay State Banner, 05/11/17)

•  A new vision for Roslindale middle schoolers, (Boston Globe, 05/10/17)

•  Boston civil rights groups call for school admissions probe, (Boston Herald, 05/10/17)

•  Diversity progress at elite exam schools is lagging, study says, (Boston Globe, 05/10/17)

•  Boston Latin School is pulled into Harvard race-bias suit, (Boston Globe, 05/09/17)

•  Teen chefs up to healthy challenge, (Boston Herald, 05/03/17)

•  Crossing Boston's Bridge To Excellence To Reach Untapped Talent, (WGBH News, 04/28/17)

•  Creating inclusive schools for LGBTQ students, (Boston Globe, 04/27/17)

•  East Boston High soccer star earns college scholarship, (Boston Herald, 04/26/17)

•  Surprise! East Boston High School student receives full college tuition, (Boston Globe, 04/25/17)

•  BPS parents group aims to shatter funding hierarchy, (Boston Herald, 04/23/17)



                                                                       

•  How Data Is Driving A Math Turnaround At Boston's English High, (WBUR.org Edify, 04/12/17)

•  Union accuses Boston School Department of trying to silence teachers, (Boston Globe, 04/11/17)

•  How One Boston Teacher Is Building Self-Esteem With A Song, (WBUR Edify, 04/06/17)

•  Young boy shot in Roxbury expected to recover, (Boston Globe, 04/03/17)

•  5-year-old boy shot in back in Roxbury, (Boston Herald, 04/03/17)

•  Special Report: Juvenile gun arrest rate doubles in city, (Boston Herald, 04/03/17)

•  Per-pupil school funding widens some equity gaps, (Bay State Banner, 03/31/17)

•  Rachel Skerritt named headmaster at Boston Latin School, (Boston Globe, 03/24/17)

•  First African-American named to lead BLS, (Boston Herald, 03/24/17)

•  Teaming up vs. youth violence, (Boston Herald, 03/21/17)



                                                                       

•  Boston teachers' union holds walk-in to protest stalled contract negotiations, (Bay State Banner, 03/15/17)

•  Boston teachers' union calls for protest as contract talks stall, (Boston Herald, 03/15/17)

•  Even with the lights out, Boston School Committee meetings push on, (Boston Globe, 03/13/17)

•  Group to study return to elected Boston school board (Boston Herald, 03/09/17)

•  Applications Double for Boston Charter Schools Under New Enrollment System, (Education Next, 03/08/17)

•  For Boston charters, a record spike in applicants, (Boston Globe, 03/06/17)

•  BLS alums recognized, (Boston Herald, 03/04/17)

•  How Boston achieved its record high school graduation rate, (Christian Science Monitor, 03/03/17)

•  School budget plan ripped for impact on minority pupils, (Boston Herald, 03/02/17)

•  Mayor: BPS closures not viable option, (Boston Herald, 03/02/17)

•  A Responsive Blended Approach for Increased Access to Professional Learning, (The Line 03/01/17)

•  Loophole lets veteran educators work on licenses meant for new teachers, (Fox25Boston.com, 03/01/17)

•  Report: Half of Boston's school buildings in 'fair' condition, (Boston Globe, 03/01/17)

•  Weak 'Build BPS' plan rollout angers parents, (Boston Herald, 03/01/17)




•  Hundreds of Boston teachers working without proper licenses, (Fox25Boston.com, 02/28/17)

•  State's high school graduation rate sets record as Boston makes strides, (Boston Globe, 02/28/17)

•  BPS launches website to provide aid to immigrants, (Boston Globe, 02/25/17)

•  BPS unveils new website for immigrant families, (Boston Herald, 02/25/17)

•  Boston teachers get big-buck bump, (Boston Herald, 02/23/17)

•  City of Boston Employee Earnings Report 2016-2017, (City of Boston, 02/23/17)

•  Walsh blasts Trump over transgender policy in schools, (Boston Globe, 02/23/17)

•  Mass. should diversify teaching force - and here's how, (Boston Globe, 02/22/17)



•  Walsh, Chang Announce Makeeba Mccreary as Managing Director and Senior Advisor..., (BPS Headlines, 02/10/17)

•  Jackson seeks school nurses, transit passes for students, (Boston Globe, 02/02/17)

•  Shot fired at BPS district office, (Boston Herald, 02/02/17)

•  Boston city officials unveil new school budget plan, (Bay State Banner, 02/01/17)

•  BPS FY18 Budget Proposal to Include Projected $40 Million Increase, (BPS Headlines, 02/01/17)



•  BPS eyes $1M hike in spending to help homeless students, (Boston Herald, 01/31/17)

•  Maguire: MCAS test flunks at city schools, (Boston Herald, 01/28/17)

•  Parents challenge Chang on extended school day, (Boston Herald, 01/28/17)

•  You're not in Kansas anymore. This 'Wiz' is set in Roxbury, (Boston Globe, 01/27/17)

•  Mayor was at Tobin School when shooting erupted outside, (Boston Globe, 01/26/17)

•  Mayor Walsh plans ways to hike school funding, (Bay State Banner, 01/25/17)



•  Shots fired in Mission Hill near elementary school, (Boston Globe, 01/24/17)

•  Walsh's universal pre-K plan faces hurdles, (Boston Globe, 01/19/17)

•  Read the full text of Mayor Walsh's 'State of the City', (Boston Globe, 01/18/17)

•  Walsh tries again for pre-kindergarten expansion, (Boston Globe, 01/18/17)

•  Thinking big about Boston Public Schools, (Boston Globe, 01/17/17)

•  How Mayor Walsh will push for more state money for Boston schools, (Boston Globe, 01/17/17)

•  MAYOR WALSH ANNOUNCES COMPREHENSIVE EDUCATION FINANCE REFORM LEGISLATION, (Mayor Walsh Press Release, 01/17/17)

•  A President Who Inspired Big Dreams, and Big Smiles, in a Young Generation, (New York Times, 01/14/17)

•  Parents to pols: Save our schools, (Boston Herald, 01/14/17)

•  Charter Schools – Amendments for Boston Schools, (Mitchell D. Chester, Ed.D., Commissioner, 01/13/17)

•  Parents see charter-school stance as factor in mayoral race, (Boston Herald, 01/13/17)



•  Martellus Bennett helps Tobin K-8 School in need of library books, (WHDH.com, 01/12/17)

•  Martellus Bennett 'saves the day,' fulfills Boston school fundraiser, (Boston Globe, 01/11/17)

•  Back by Popular Demand: Getting Started with Google, (BTU eBulletin, 01/10/17)

•  Darrell Anane's Rookie Year: Learning The Limits Of A Teacher's Control, (WBUR.org Edify, 01/06/17)

•  Walsh reappoints School Committee chairman, (Boston Globe, 01/02/16)

•  Make arts education standard, (Boston Globe, 01/01/17)

•  City adds MassBay to tuition-free plan for BPS grads from low-income families, (Boston Herald, 12/30/16)

•  BuildBPS report examines changing student demographics, (Bay State Banner, 12/29/16)

•  BU expands scholarships for Boston public school grads, (Boston Globe, 12/26/16)

•  Boston Schools Superintendent Tommy Chang's First Year — And First Report Card, (WBUR Edify, 12/26/16)

•  More openness needed on Boston teachers contract, (Boston Globe, 12/26/16)

•  Happy children tear open presents at Boston gift giveaway, (Boston Globe, 12/25/16)

•  Boston's bigs give smiles playing Santa, (Boston Herald, 12/25/16)



•  Black alumni create refuge for BLS students, (Boston Globe, 12/24/16)

•  Heslam: Teacher, Hanover neighbors help Boston kids play Santa, (Boston Herald, 12/23/16)

•  A twin package at New Mission, (Boston Globe, 12/22/16)

•  No cuts for BPS, but Walsh sees need for increased efficiency, (Boston Herald, 12/20/16)

•  The High School Of The Future - Right Here In Boston, (WBUR Edify, 12/16/16)

•  Boston delays vote on changing school grade spans, (Boston Globe, 12/16/16)

•  Headmaster at Madison Park school on leave, (Boston Globe, 12/15/16)

•  New Hub group organizes parents, teachers, students for education agenda, (Bay State Banner, 12/14/16)

•  Bostonians of the Year 2016: Kylie Webster-Cazeau and Meggie Noel, (Boston Globe, 12/14/16)

•  President of Boston Teachers Union to retire in June, (Boston Globe, 12/13/16)

•  Innovation growing at Boston Public Schools, (Boston Herald, 12/09/16)





•  BPS Expand Extended Learning Time to an Additional 39 Schools Next Year, (BPS Headlines, 12/07/16)

•  Mattahunt puts focus on options for turnaround schools, (Bay State Banner, 12/07/16)

•  Boston school days could soon get longer by 40 minutes, (Boston Globe, 12/07/16)

•  Boston students take to streets, protest Trump admin., (Bay State Banner, 12/07/16)

•  Mass. shines on global test (PISA), but math scores slip, (Boston Globe, 12/06/16)

•  Boston students' protest raises rights question, (Boston Herald, 12/06/16)

•  BPS and Dudley Street Neighborhood Initiative Launch Data-Sharing Agreement..., (BPS Headlines, 12/05/16)

•  Hundreds of students walk out of Boston schools, colleges, (Boston Globe, 12/05/16)

•  Mayor Marty Walsh to protesters: Stay in school, (Boston Herald, 12/05/16)

•  Boston students plan walkout Monday in protest of Trump, (Boston Globe, 12/04/16)

•  Boston students plan class walkout to protest Trump, (Boston Herald, 12/03/16)



•  Boston puts brakes on changing school start times, (Boston Globe, 12/03/16)

•  Boston considers changing school start times to save on busing costs, (Boston Globe, 12/01/16)

•  Mattahunt parents urge state to halt school closing, (Boston Herald, 11/30/16)

•  Angry parents want answers from school, (Boston Herald, 11/29/16)

•  BPS Open House Events to Help Families with School Registration Decisions, (BPS Headlines, 11/28/16)

•  BPS reviews communication breakdown after alleged sex assault on bus, (Boston Herald, 11/24/16)

•  School lagged in requesting bus monitor after allegations, (Boston Herald, 11/23/16)

•  Massachusetts Introduces Public Lookup Tool for Educator Licensure, (DESE News, 11/23/16)

•  Lewd bus claim sparks anger, (Boston Herald, 11/22/16)

•  Your child's pencils are likely being crowdfunded, (Boston Globe, 11/21/16)

•  Pre-approved Graphic Organizers, Checklists, and Supplemental Reference Sheets, for use by SWD, (DESE News, 11/18/16)

•  Walsh prepares to lead a conversation about race, (Boston Globe, 11/18/16)

•  Program sends Boston leaders to school, (BPS Headlines, 11/17/16)

•  Tour Boston's Exam Schools This Fall, (Edify, 11/17/16)

•  How One Boston School Helps Young Students With Complex Feelings About The Election, (Edify, 11/17/16)

•  Boston School Committee votes to close failing school, (Boston Globe, 11/17/16)

•  Patriots Tight End and Author Martellus Bennett Reads to Students at Tobin School, (BPS Headlines, 11/16/16)

•  A Roslindale principal wrote this moving letter to students..., (Boston.com, 11/15/16)

•  Read the touching letter a principal wrote to students..., (Upworthy.com, 11/11/16)



•  Bay State schools offer grief counselors to students after election, (Boston Herald, 11/10/16)

•  BPS Start and End Times for 2016-2017, (Donna E. Muncey 11/09/16)

•  Post-Election Letter from Superintendent Tommy Chang, (BPS Supt. Chang, 11/09/16)

•  Schools offer counseling, support for students, staff, (Boston Globe, 11/09/16)

•  Schools That Work, (New York Times, 11/04/16)

•  Plan calls for closure of Mattahunt, (Boston Herald, 11/03/16)

•  BPS open house highlights 10-year-plan process, (Bay State Banner, 11/02/16)

•  Are families lying to get children into top city schools?, (Boston Globe, 11/01/16)

•  Teachers' unions want charter school ad starring Baker removed, (Boston Globe, 10/31/16)

•  Adding charter schools is about opportunity, not just funding, (Boston Globe, 10/27/16)

•  Investing in Student Success: 10 Big Ideas..., (BPS, 10/25/16)

•  Boston School Dept. Details 'Big Ideas' To Close Budget Gap, (WBUR Edify, 10/25/16)

•  Boston school closings are back on the table, (Boston Globe, 10/25/16)



•  Students pan BLS dress code, (Boston Herald, 10/24/16)

•  Lawmakers working for homeless Mass. youth, (Boston Herald, 10/23/16)

•  Minority parents decry charter cap, (Boston Herald, 10/21/16)

•  Vote 'no' on Question 2, (Boston Globe, 10/18/16)

•  A new class of promise for BLS racial harmony, (Boston Herald, 10/13/16)

•  School Committee Votes No on 2, then District Votes No on Buttons, (BTU, 10/12/16)

•  BPS envisions future of education and school facilities, (Bay State Banner, 10/12/16)

•  Boston School Committee Unanimously Votes #NoOn2, (BTU, 10/11/16)

•  Minority hiring advocate tells BPS to get more 'aggressive', (Boston Herald, 10/12/16)



•  Boston School Committee opposes charter school question, (Boston Globe, 10/06/16)

•  High School students learn pathways to entrepreneurship with BUILD, (Bay State Banner, 10/05/16)

•  When does charter school politicking cross the line?, (Boston Globe, 10/05/16)

•  In a fourth-grade classroom, embrace of differences makes a powerful impact, (Boston Globe, 10/04/16)

•  Boston middle schoolers immersed in STEM topics, (Boston Globe, 10/04/16)

•  The politics of a Boston Latin School education, (Boston Globe, 10/03/16)

•  Boston school construction project delayed, (Boston Globe, 10/01/16)

•  Black leaders call for elected ed board, but members think otherwise, (Boston Globe, 10/01/16)

•  BPS Debut Interactive Model for Math Education, Launches Partnership with New Classrooms, (BPS Headlines, 09/29/16)

•  TechBoston Academy launches new personalized math curriculum, (Boston Globe, 09/29/16)



•  US attorney thinks Boston Latin reforms will help racial climate, (Boston Globe, 09/29/16)

•  Civil rights violated at Boston Latin School, feds say, (Bay State Banner, 09/28/16)

•  It's time for vocational schools to get some respect, (Boston Globe, 09/28/16)

•  Message from the BTU President: Political Work, Assessment and Accountability Results, (BTU ebulletin, 09/27/16)

•  Marty Walsh is right to rip state for BLS downgrade, (Boston Herald, 09/27/16)

•  Feds: BLS acted with 'insufficient seriousness', (Boston Herald, 09/27/16)

•  BPS Celebrates Twelve Schools Rising to Level 1 Status in New DESE Accountability Data, (BPS Headlines, 09/26/16)

•  U.S. Attorney finds Boston Latin School in violation of Civil Rights Act, (Boston Herald, 09/26/16)

•  Probe finds discrimination at Boston Latin, (Boston Globe, 09/26/16)

•  Mayor: State 'completely wrong' to downgrade Boston Latin, (Boston Herald, 09/26/16)

•  Boston Latin, Clap schools lose top standing after 15 students opt out of test, (Boston Globe, 09/26/16)



•  Could Boston go to 6-year high schools?, (Boston Globe, 09/26/16)

•  BPS looking to turn the page on lack of libraries, (Boston Herald, 09/23/16)

•  Tommy Chang can't make top grade in first-year report card, (Boston Herald, 09/22/16)

•  Tommy Chang gets good marks in first job review, (Boston Globe, 09/21/16)

•  Boston School Committee may oppose charter school measure, (Boston Globe, 09/21/16)

•  MAYOR WALSH Announces Updates to BPS Facilities, (Boston.gov, 09/16/16)

•  Boston students denied ride by MBTA drivers, (Boston Globe, 09/10/16)

•  The charter school bargain, (Boston Globe, 00/09/16)

•  Councilor blasts BPS sneaks, (Boston Herald, 00/09/16)

•  BLS students hope for a fresh start as year begins, (Boston Globe, 09/08/16)



•  Shuttering, consolidating schools remain options, Tommy Chang says, (Bay State Banner, 09/07/16)

•  Final test of survival for Madison, (Boston Herald, 08/31/16)

•  BPS closings on the way?, (Boston Herald, 08/30/16)



•  Boston boosts diversity in preparing for exam school tests, (Boston Globe, 08/30/16)

•  City teachers try to make do with fewer staff, supplies, (Bay State Banner, 08/24/16)

•  Boston Latin School on crash course to tackle racial tension, (Boston Herald, 08/23/16)

•  Chang: Close gap, nurture diversity, (Boston Herald, 08/18/16)



•  City Council urges schools to shut down all water fountains, (Boston Herald, 08/18/16)

•  BPS parents call for city to replace aging pipes, (Boston Herald, 08/18/16)

•  Water hazard in Boston schools, (Boston Herald, 08/17/16)

•  Superintendent: Water fountains at 7 BPS schools test positive for unsafe lead levels, (Boston Herald, 08/16/16)

•  Special Report: Homeless forced from motels deal with 'chaos and anxiety', (Boston Herald 08/16/16)



•  Charter schools seek to expand, (Boston Globe 08/15/16)

•  Madison headmaster cited for improperly taking sick days, (Boston Globe, 08/08/16)

•  More than 100 displaced Boston teachers still lack classroom assignments, (Boston Globe, 08/07/16)



•  Homelessness takes toll on schools, (Boston Herald, 08/06/16)

•  Boston schools bypass internal hiring of some teachers, (Boston Globe, 08/31/14)

•  Probe: BLS failed to act properly on 17 cases of racial bias, (Boston Herald, 08/04/16)

•  Letter from Superintendent Chang, (Superintendent Chang, 08/03/16)

•  BPS Press Release: BPS Office of Equity Completes Extensive Investigation at BLS, (BPS Office of Equity, 08/03/16)

•  EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Investigation of Violations of BPS Nondiscrimination Policies at BLS: Phase II, (BPS Office of Equity, 08/03/16)

•  Executive Summary Assessment of the Racial Climate at the BLS, (Vision Inc)

•  NAACP prez: Report of racial allegations at BLS 'truth catching up to reality', (Boston Herald, 08/03/16)

•  More than a dozen 'bias-based' cases found at BLS, (Boston Globe, 08/03/16)



•  What Boston's Preschools Get Right, (Atlantic, 08/02/16)

•  Principal who transformed school honored on retirement, (Boston Globe, 07/30/16)

•  Home is where the art is, (Bay State Banner, 07/27/16)

•  Talks between city, teachers union hit obstacles, (Boston Globe, 07/26/16)



•  Supt. Chang Letter to BPS Community RE: WGBH Article on Exam Schools, (Supt. Chang, 07/20/16)

•  Walsh, Chang dispute report on exam schools, (Boston Globe, 07/20/16)

•  BPS Weighing Proposal To Bar Applications From Parochial, Private, And Charter Schools, (WGBH.com, 07/20/16)

•  Chang to revamp school leadership with deputy's exit, (Boston Globe, 07/18/16)

•  At BLS, how furor unfolded behind the scenes, (Boston Globe, 07/14/16)

•  2 Madison Park administrators lack state licenses, (Boston Globe, 07/12/16)

•  Mayor signs $2.98B Fiscal Year 2017 Budget, (Bay State Banner, 07/08/16)

•  City Council OK's Walsh's new budget, (Bay State Banner, 07/06/16)

•  Council approves city budget amid education fight, (Boston Globe, 06/29/16)

•  Council to vote on city budget, school funding, (Boston Globe, 06/28/16)



•  Boston Latin alumni decry 'secret process' for admissions changes, (Boston Globe, 07/04/16)

•  Boston mulls changes to admission rules for exam schools, (Boston Globe, 07/02/16)

•  Civil rights leaders, clergy renew focus on racial climate, (Boston Globe, 06/29/16)

•  Black leaders seek change with new BLS headmaster, (Boston Herald, 06/29/16)

•  Boston Latin turmoil also moment of opportunity, (Commonwealth Magazine, 06/28/16)

•  Chang taps former BLS headmaster as school's interim leader, (Boston Globe, 06/28/16)

•  Who will be Boston Latin's interim headmaster?, (Boston Globe, 06/28/16)

•  Black leader: Mayor's BLS spin game only hurting himself, (Boston Herald, 06/28/16)



•  Marty Walsh calls in reinforcement for Boston Latin investigation, (Boston Herald, 06/27/16)

•  Committing to racial justice key to Marty Walsh's re-election bid, (Boston Herald, 06/27/16)

•  Will Boston Public Schools adopt later high school start times?, (Boston.com, 06/27/16)

•  Superintendent to name interim Boston Latin headmaster, (Boston Globe, 06/26/16)

•  Let's get past the blame, (Boston Herald, 06/26/16)

•  District finds BLS mishandled racially charged incidents, (Boston Herald, 06/25/16)

•  BLS alumni at odds, (Boston Herald, 06/25/16)



•  Fueling the fires of a crisis at Boston Latin School, (Boston Globe, 06/24/16)

•  Alleged gag order, mayor's meddling ripped at Latin School rally, (Boston Herald, 06/24/16)

•  What's next for Boston Latin?, (Boston Globe, 06/24/16)

•  Defenders, critics of Teta, Flynn speak out, (Boston Herald, 06/24/16)

•  Gelzinis: Loss of two leaders is high price to pay, (Boston Herald, 06/24/16)

•  Read BLS administrator Malcolm Flynn's resignation letter, (Boston Globe, 06/24/16)



•  BLS faculty clash with Walsh, Chang, (Boston Globe, 06/23/16)

•  BLS teachers speak out about resignations after tense meeting with Mayor Walsh, (Boston.com, 06/23/16)

•  Frustrated teachers turn on mayor outside Boston Latin School, (Boston Herald, 06/23/16)

•  DOJ talks to BLS students, (Boston Herald, 06/23/16)

•  2nd Boston Latin administrator resigns, blasts Tommy Chang, (Boston Herald, 06/23/16)

•  Second Boston Latin administrator quits, criticizes Chang, Walsh, (Boston Globe, 06/22/16)

•  Black leaders seek change after headmaster steps down, (Boston Globe, 06/22/16)

•  Spotlight on Supt. Tommy Chang after Boston Latin headmaster quits, (Boston Herald, 06/22/16)

•  BLS students hope for closure after sudden resignation, (Boston Globe, 06/22/16)

•  Latin School headmaster blames 'outside' forces for strife, (Boston Herald, 06/22/16)

•  How Boston Latin speaks to America's diversity troubles, (Boston Globe Opinion, 06/22/16)

           

•  Education chief says no secrets in BPS planning, (Bay State Banner, 06/22/16)

•  Embattled Boston Latin headmaster quits her post, (Boston Herald, 06/21/16)

•  Boston Latin School headmaster's statement on resignation, (Boston Globe, 06/21/16)

•  Amid controversy, Boston Latin headmaster resigns, (Boston Globe, 06/21/16)

•  BPS budget puts city at a crossroads, (Bay State Banner, 06/20/16)

•  Can receivership save a failing Boston school?, (Boston Globe, 06/20/16)



•  Five schools cited for discipline bias, (Boston Herald, 06/16/16)

•  Boston budget chief David Sweeney: 'We have no plans to close schools', (Boston Herald, 06/16/16)

•  Boston City Council votes down Walsh budget, (Bay State Banner, 06/15/16)

•  Boston Proudly Invests in its Schools, (David Sweeney, CFO City of Boston, 06/13/16)

•  Where we stand in education; how we stand up for all our students, (MayorMartyWalsh.com, 06/13/16)

•  BPS racial focus 'only beginning', (Boston Herald, 06/12/16)

•  Resilience on display at Burke school, (Boston Globe, 06/10/16)

•  At Burke school, graduation in the shadow of tragedy, (Boston Globe, 06/10/16)

•  City council rejects budget, calls for more public school funding, (Boston.com 06/08/16)

•  Chang: We pray that one day we can see an end to senseless violence, (Boston Globe 06/08/16)

•  Teen dead, 3 wounded in shooting near Jeremiah E. Burke High School, (Boston Herald 06/08/16)

•  Police seek help after student killed outside Boston school, (Boston Globe 06/08/16)

•  For this class, graduation is an EPIC event, (Boston Globe 06/08/16)

•  School building sell-off?, (Bay State Banner, 06/07/16)

•  BPS students overtook the district's budget forum Tuesday with tough questions for the superintendent", (Boston.com 06/07/16)





•  Parents say records show Walsh quietly aims to shut schools, (Boston Globe 06/07/16)

•  McKinsey Report Steering Committee Working Draft, (Released April 2016)



•  Treating at-risk kids as an afterthought, (Boston Globe, 06/06/16)

•  Long-delayed preschool report advises further study, (Boston Globe 06/04/16)

•  Facilities plan seen as part of charter strategy, (Bay State Banner 06/01/16)

•  Boston celebrates its valedictorians and their disparate stories, (Boston Globe 05/31/16)

•  Plan to rate teachers based on test scores is under fire, (Boston Globe 05/31/16)

•  School Department Imposes Plan to Evaluate Using Test Scores, Recruits Teachers to Help, (BTU eBulletin 05/26/16)

•  Senate votes to kill mandate tying student test scores to educator evaluations, (Massachusetts Teacher Association 05/26/16)

•  Valedictorian credits school's support network, (Bay State Banner 05/25/16)

•  Boston school panel to review proposals on water policy, (Boston Globe 05/25/16)

•  Students at center of school funding battle, (Bay State Banner 05/25/16)

•  Discipline for BLS boss news to many students, (Boston Herald 05/25/16)



                                                                       

•  #BlackAtBLS leaders say racial climate unchanged, (Boston Herald 05/23/16)

•  Boston Latin students release new video claiming school climate hasn't changed, (Boston Globe 05/23/16)

•  Boston student walkout about cuts and more, (Commonwealth Magazine 05/18/16)

•  Stop playing politics, and fix the Boston schools, (Boston Globe 05/18/16)

•  BPS walkout may position Tito Jackson for mayoral run, (Boston Herald 05/18/16)

•  Hundreds of BPS students stage walkout in protest of proposed budget cuts, (Boston Herald 05/17/16)

•  Mayor, councilor spar over today's BPS walkout, (Boston Herald 05/17/16)

•  Boston students walk out to protest school cuts, (Boston Globe 05/17/16)

•  Reports on social media of Boston student walkout, (Boston Globe 05/17/16)

•  Students plan 2nd walkout over cuts to school funding, (Boston Globe 05/16/16)

•  Marty Walsh restores school cuts, but still $5M short, (Boston Herald 05/11/16)

•  BPS does about-face on nonprofit partner contracts, (Boston Herald 05/11/16)

•  Mayor Walsh Announces Release of New Data Dashboard Insight to Demographics of City's Workforce, (CityofBoston.gov 05/10/16)



•  City councilors call for BPS to shut down all school fountains, (Boston Herald 05/07/16)

•  Turn off all city school water fountains, 12 councilors demand, (Boston Herald 05/06/16)

•  Boston City Council Letter to Superintendent Chang and Chairman O'Neill, (Boston City Council 05/05/16)

•  2 Boston school staffers put on leave amid lead-tainted water probe, (Boston Globe 05/05/16)

•  Boston students might have drunk from lead-contaminated fountains, (Boston.com 05/05/16)

•  All levels of BPS community protest budget cuts, (Boston Globe 05/04/16)

•  Lead-tainted water is found at more Boston schools, (Boston Globe 05/04/16)

•  Why Boston Latin’s problems are everyone's problem, (Boston Globe 05/04/16)

•  McKinsey Report Released After FOIA Requests, Calls for 30-50 School Closings, (BTU.org 05/03/16)

•  Education czar on Boston stop urges 'inclusive' hires, (Boston Globe 05/03/16)

•  BPS review suggested massive school closures, (Boston Globe 04/29/16)

•  Unsafe lead levels found in two more city schools, (Boston Globe 04/26/16)

•  School closings are tough but necessary, (Boston Globe 04/25/16)

•  At BLS, little outreach to city's black, Latino students, (Boston Globe 04/23/16)

•  Boston Public Schools Operational Review by McKinsey & Co, (BPS April 2015)



                                                                       

•  Editorial: Simple salary math, (Boston Herald Editorial 04/20/16)

•  Teachers union rips educator pay study, (Boston Herald 04/19/16)

•  BTU and BPS Fail to Reach Agreement on DESE Mandate to Issue 'Impact on Student Learning' Ratings, (BTU.org News 04/13/16)

•  BTU and BPS Fail to Reach Agreement on New Policy Creating District-Determined Measures, (BTU.org News 04/12/16)

•  Educator Evaluation: Student Impact Rating, (DESE)

•  Educator Evaluation: Student & Staff Feedback, (DESE)

•  Scrutiny put on BPS suspensions, (Bay State Banner 04/13/16)

•  BTU and BPS Fail to Reach Agreement on New Policy Creating District-Determined Measures, (BTU.org 04/12/16)

•  School discipline policies criticized, defended, (Boston Globe 04/12/16)

•  Council to study school discipline, (Boston Herald 04/11/16)

•  School closings bring pain, and not always savings, (Boston Globe 04/11/16)

•  Madison Park High hopes GE philanthropy pledge will aid in turnaround, (Boston Globe 04/07/16)

•  BPS shouldn't rehire bus drivers who put kids at risk, (Boston Globe 04/06/16)

•  Former Brighton school principal claims racial discrimination in her removal, (Channel 5 WCVB.com 04/05/16)

•  Lynch: Wait for probe before BLS decision, (Boston Herald 04/05/16)

•  Calls intensify for Boston Public Schools race investigation, (Boston Herald 04/04/16)



                                                                       

•  Educators claim racial bias exists in BPS discipline, (Boston Herald 04/04/16)

•  Tito Jackson calls out bias in schools' discipline system, (Boston Herald 04/04/16)

•  NAACP calls for ouster of Boston Latin's embattled leader, (Boston Herald 03/31/16)

•  Recovery begins at Madison Park Voc Tech, (Bay State Banner 03/30/16)

•  Boston schools moved to fix lead in water — and now it's worse, (Boston Globe 03/29/16)

•  The new challenges facing Boston Public Schools, (Boston Globe 03/29/16)

•  Boston students get active, help starving children overseas, (Boston Globe 03/28/16)

•  Mayor Walsh: Adults are giving 'misinformation' to protesting students, (Boston.com 03/25/16)

•  Boston school budget gap filled, for now, but hard decisions remain, (Boston Globe 03/24/16)

•  Protesters upset by $1B BPS budget, urge taxes on rich, (Boston Herald 03/24/16)

•  Some Boston school tap water hasn't been tested for lead in years, (Boston Globe 03/24/16)

•  Boston School Committee adopts controversial budget, (Boston Globe 03/23/16)

•  Teachers union walks out of talks with city, (Boston Globe 03/23/16)

•  Chang proposes earlier school start date, scrapping Feb. break, (Boston Globe 03/22/16)

•  Fourth graders are getting unequal educations, says Chang, (Bay State Banner 03/23/16)



                                                                       

•  Panel recommended city take lead on preschool network, (Boston Globe 03/22/16)

•  Gabrielle Farrell as Deputy Chief of Staff of Communications at BPS, (CityofBoston.gov 03/21/16)

•  Can you spell c-h-a-m-p-i-o-n?, (Boston Globe 03/19/16)

•  Pride and pressure at prestigious Boston Latin, (Boston Globe 03/19/16)

•  BLS student says teacher greeted her with slur during class, (Boston Globe 03/17/16)

•  Mom asks BLS to fire teacher over racial slur, (Boston Herald 03/17/16)

•  Here's what's in the updated BPS budget and what's not, (Boston.com 03/16/16)

•  4 looming concerns before the BPS budget hearing, (Boston.com 03/16/16)

•  Boston Latin School parent meets with headmaster, asks for teacher to be fired, (Boston Herald 03/16/16)

•  Tommy Chang optimistic about extra funding for BPS, (Boston Herald 03/14/16)

•  The education of Tommy Chang, (Boston Globe 03/13/16)

•  After student walkouts, Walsh moves to block budget cuts, (Boston Globe 03/11/16)

•  'We Were Listening': Walsh Calls Off Proposed School Cuts, (Boston.cbslocal.com 03/11/16)

•  How a group of Boston teenagers organized a massive district-wide protest, (Boston.com 03/11/16)

•  Student walkout promoted by union-affiliated organizations, (Boston Globe 03/10/16)

•  Boston teachers praise student protest as a real-life history lesson, (Boston.com 03/09/16)



                                                                       

•  Boston students walk out of classes in protest, (Boston Herald 03/08/16)

•  More than 1,000 Boston students march to protest cuts, (Boston Globe 03/07/16)

•  Reports from the scene of the Boston Public Schools protests, (Boston Globe 03/07/16)

•  More than 2,000 BPS students walk out of class to protest budget cuts, (Boston.com 03/07/16)

•  BPS students plan to walk out of class Monday to protest budget cuts, (Boston.com 03/07/16)

•  Veteran educator chosen to help improve racial climate at BLS, (Boston Globe 03/05/16)

•  Chang calls on Holland to 'partner' with BLS, (Boston Herald 03/05/16)

•  Retired administrator named to help at Boston Latin School, (Boston Herald 03/04/16)

•  BPS Human Capital Initiative A bold approach to improve the quality of BPS teachers in the classroom, (BMRB.org 03/03/16)

•  Family of student threatened wants consequences in the case, (Boston Globe 03/03/16)

•  Feds launch probe into racism at BLS, (Boston Herald 03/03/16)

•  U.S. Attorney Ortiz to probe race complaints at Boston Latin, (Boston Herald 03/02/16)

•  US to investigate racial allegations at Boston Latin, (Boston Public 03/02/16)

•  Mayor Walsh announces savings account pilot program for five BPS Schools, (Boston.com 03/02/16)

•  BPS: No-bid contracts put needed skin in game, (Boston Herald 03/01/16)



                                                                       

•  Special Report: Plugged-in groups snag $40M in no-bid Boston schools contracts, (Boston Herald 02/29/16)

•  #BlackatBLS: 'World is watching' Boston Latin teachers, admins, (Boston Herald 02/28/16)

•  Coming together to fix Boston Latin School, (Boston Herald 02/28/16)

•  Problems of Race at BLS More Serious Than Name Calling Says School Chief Chang, (WGBH.org 02/27/16)

•  Advocates seek federal race probe of BLS, (Boston Herald 02/27/16)

•  Community leaders, Walsh discuss Boston Latin racism allegations, (Boston Herald 02/27/16)

•  Leaders unite in call for federal probe of Boston Latin School, (Boston Herald 02/26/16)

•  Boston Latin headmaster finally speaks, but won't answer tough questions, (Boston Herald 02/26/16)

•  Boston Latin headmaster says she will not resign, (Boston Globe 02/25/16)

•  Boston Latin headmaster ducks questions in first interview, (Boston Herald 02/25/16)

•  Mayor Walsh: No need for federal case, (Boston Herald 02/25/16)

•  A 'starving' school system?, (Boston Globe 02/25/16)

•  Mayor Walsh: Fed probe of Boston Latin 'not necessary', (Boston Herald 02/24/16)

•  Fed probe sought for embattled BLS, (Boston Herald 02/24/16)

•  NAACP blasts Boston Latin parents' group for backing headmaster, (Boston Herald 02/23/16)



                                                                       

•  Latin School head apologizes for slow response to racial incidents, (Boston Globe 02/23/16)

•  BLS headmaster apologizes, (Boston Herald 02/23/16)

•  Chang says probe into Boston Latin School is closed, (Boston Globe 02/23/16)

•  BLS students call for apology, (Boston Herald 02/23/16)

•  BLS B.L.A.C.K. in response to the report released by the Office of Equity, (BLACKatBLS Letter 02/22/16)

•  NAACP branch calls for ouster of Boston Latin's headmaster, (Boston Globe 02/22/16)

•  Boston Latin School alumna wants 'in-school reform', (Boston Herald 02/22/16)

•  Students, black leaders question scope of Boston Latin probe, (Boston Globe 02/21/16)

•  #BlackAtBLS: 'Incomplete' report not making the grade, (Boston Herald 02/20/16)

•  Black leaders: Report on BLS 'unacceptable', (Boston Herald 02/19/16)

•  Report says BLS did not adequately probe racial slur, (Boston Herald 02/19/16)

•  Researchers tackle BPS school assignment system equity as many clamor for answers, (Bay State Banner 02/19/16)

•  Boston Latin School headmaster faces no discipline in race flap, (Boston Herald 02/18/16)

•  Protesters rally against cuts to Boston's school budget, (Boston Globe 02/17/16)

•  Boston Latin students who launched race dialogue draw praise, (Boston Globe 02/15/16)



                                                                       

•  Students decry cuts during School Committee meeting, (Bay State Banner 02/14/16)

•  Colin Rose Appointed Assistant Superintendent of Opportunity and Achievement Gaps, (Bay State Banner 02/12/16)

•  Restore the Budget Day, (BTU.org 02/04/16)

•  Superintendente de Escuelas se pronuncia sobre acusaciones de discriminación en BLS, (El Planeta 02/04/16)

•  Boston Latin School parents urged to bypass administration, (Boston Herald 02/04/16)

•  Boston school budget seeks more pre-school seats, (Boston Globe 02/03/16)

•  Boston students made a video to show what $875,000 in budget cuts looks like, (Boston.com 02/03/16)

•  Boston Compact Report on Unified Enrollment Meetings Letter, (Boston Compact 02/03/16)

•  Leaders call for action vs. BLS head, (Boston Herald 02/03/16)

•  #BlackatBLS campaign gets school officials' ears, (Bay State Banner 02/03/16)

•  Pols: BLS students not told how to file complaint, (Boston Herald 02/01/16)

•  Black enrollment at Boston Latin falls sharply, (Boston Globe 01/31/16)

•  Larger racial issues seen in school inaction, (Boston Herald 01/31/16)

•  Walsh: Keep politics out of BLS response, (Boston Herald 01/30/16)



                                                                       

•  Officials ignored race complaints, (Boston Herald 01/30/16)

•  Community leader has seen school's blind eye on race, (Boston Herald 01/28/16)

•  Students: Boston Latin School an 'unsafe' environment, (Boston Herald 01/28/16)

•  Latin Academy students punished for social media posts, (Boston Globe 01/26/16)

•  Superintendent meets with angry Boston Latin students, (Boston Globe 01/26/16)

•  Tito Jackson urges adults to 'step up' and call for citywide probe of taunts, (Boston Globe 01/26/16)

•  A Memo to the Boston Latin School Community, (From: Lynne Mooney Teta 01/25/16)

•  NAACP prez calls for 'external entity' to perform citywide racism inquiry, (Boston Herald 01/25/16)

•  Mayor: Lessons gleaned from Boston Latin should be city policy, (Boston Herald 01/25/16)

•  BLS leaders join long list of civil rights crusaders, (Boston Herald 01/25/16)

•  Boston Latin students call for solidarity, (Boston Herald 01/24/16)

•  Boston delays extended learning at 14 schools, (Boston Globe 01/23/16)

•  Students at another school share similar experiences, (Boston Herald 01/23/16)

•  Outspoken girls praised by pair of black female city leaders, (Boston Herald 01/23/16)

•  Mayor: Latin accusations 'distressing', (Boston Herald 01/23/16)



                                                                       

•  At BLS, a series of tweets and a YouTube video bring racial unease into focus, (Boston.com 01/22/16)

•  Diversity in Boston's hallways makes claims disheartening, (Boston Herald 01/23/16)

•  BPS will probe racial insensitivity at Boston Latin, (Boston Herald 01/22/16)

•  School district to investigate racial climate at Boston Latin School, (Boston Globe 01/21/16)

•  BPS to probe reports of racial unease at Boston Latin, (Boston Herald 01/21/16)

•  Marty Walsh: Unity needed in Boston schools, (Boston Herald 01/20/16)

•  Mayor Walsh's full remarks from State of the City address, (Boston Globe 01/20/16)

•  Walsh defends commitment to schools in address, (Boston Globe 01/19/16)

•  Guaranteed Pre-K gives kids a strong start, (Boston Globe 01/19/16) |

•  Mayor will recommit to boosting schools in State of the City, (Boston Globe 01/18/16) |

•  Outline of BTU Negotiating Package to be Submitted to the Boston School Committee, (BTU.org 01/13/16) |

•  Facing Districtwide Budget Cuts, One Boston School Pushes Back, (Learninglab.wbur.org 01/13/16) |

•  Superintendent updates community on 2016-17 BPS budget process, (BPS Headlines 01/12/16) |

•  Boston schools face $50 million budget shortfall, (Boston Globe 01/12/16) |

•  Fund Our Public Schools, (BTU.org | Political Action)



                                                                       

•  BPS principals, parents bracing for deep cuts, (BayStateBanner.com 01/11/16) |



•  School officials: T rate hike not equitable, (Boston Herald 01/06/16) |

•  BSC reelects chairs, appoints new member Alexandra Oliver-Davila, (BPS Headlines 01/04/16) |

•  2016 preview: City eyes contracts, school reforms, (Boston Herald 01/01/16) |

•  Mayor Walsh releases audit of Boston Public Schools, (BPS Headlines, 12/18/15) |

•  Excess schools are costly audit says, (Boston Globe 12/18/15) |

•  BPS Operational Review Memo/Summary (April 2015) |

•  BPS Operational Review Powerpoint Slides (April 2015) |

•  Fixing Madison Park High, which just got another dose of bad news, (Boston Globe 12/11/15) |

•  New DESE Accountability Levels Cause for Celebration, Opp for Growth for BPS, (Sampan.org 12/09/15) |

•  An advocacy group says Boston Mayor wants to close 36 schools, (Boston.com 11/30/15) |

•  Mayor's office calls 'Esquire' article on his charter-school stance 'untrue and unsourced' (Boston Globe 11/09/15) |

•  Unions want voters to decide on charter school cap, (Boston Globe 11/03/15) |

•  Boston teachers offered severance or training, (Boston Globe 10/27/15) |



                                                                       

•  Mayor Walsh Launches Build BPS: A 10-Year Educational and Facilities Master Plan, (CityofBoston.gov 09/29/15) |

•  Boston public schools see wave of new leaders, (Boston Globe 09/06/15) |

•  Tentative School Day Extension Agreement Reached, (BTU.org 05/19/15) |

•  BPS School officials soliciting ideas for high schools of the future, (Bay State Banner 05/13/15) |

•  Teachers in limbo: 72 can't be fired, but paid $6M, (Boston Herald 03/18/15) |

•  5 Boston schools recommended for closing, (Boston Globe 02/28/15)

•  A call to fix or shut Madison Park school, (Boston Globe 07/14/14) |

•  Report backs autonomy for schools in Boston, (Boston Globe 06/03/14) |

•  Review finds Boston schools in disarray, (Boston Globe 05/23/14) |


Readings in Research:

•  Improving the Instructional Core, by Richard Elmore |

•  Cowboys and Pit Crews, by Atul Gawande |

•  A Life Saving Checklist, by Atul Gawande |

•  Slow Ideas, by Atul Gawande |

•  Diffusion of Innovations, by Everett Rogers |

•  Using a cognitive rigor matrix, by Karin K. Hess et al. |


BPS Reports:

Promising Practices
•  Promising Practices and Unfinished Business: Fostering Equity and Excellence (Executive Summary April 2015) |

•  Promising Practices and Unfinished Business: Fostering Equity and Excellence (Full Study April 2015) |

Developing a Strategic Vision for BPS
•  Developing a Strategic Vision for BPS (February 2015) |

Opportunity and Equity
•  Opportunity and Equity: Enrollment and Outcomes of Black and Latino Males (Executive Summary 2014) |

•  Opportunity and Equity: Enrollment and Outcomes of Black and Latino Males (Full Report 2014) |

The Path Forward
•  The Path Forward: School Autonomy and Its Implications for the Future of Boston’s Public Schools, (June 2014) |

Council of Great City Schools Academics Memorandum (BPS)
•  Council of Great City Schools Academics Memorandum, (May 21, 2014) |

Successor Agreement
•  Successor Settlement Agreement Between the USA and the BPS (April 2012) |

Gaston
•  Gaston: Learning from High Performing and Improving Schools for ELLs in BPS, (Nov. 2011) |





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•  For low-income students, the suburbs are no sure path to college (Boston Globe, 11/17/19)

•  Providing student opportunities creates student achievement (Boston Globe, 11/08/19)

•  Number 1 for Some Opportunity and Achievement (Number1forsome.org, 11/08/19)



•  Mass. kids still at the top in nationwide tests, scores show (Boston Globe, 10/30/19)

•  Striking Dedham teachers hit the streets to seek support (Boston Globe, 10/25/19)

•  Mass. public schools violated law by denying Catholic, Jewish schools aid for special education (Boston Globe, 10/15/19)

•  Education Funding Bill Unanimously Clears Senate (WBUR.org Edify, 10/04/19)

•  Senate approves big boost in school aid (Commonwealth Magazine, 10/03/19)



•  Tens of thousands of Mass. children still live in areas of concentrated poverty (Boston Globe, 10/01/19)

•  On education bill, funding and taxes loom large (Commonwealth Magazine, 9/26/19)

•  Panelists discuss Hub school desegregation (Bay State Banner, 9/26/19)

•  Legislators agree on education funding bill (Bay State Banner, 9/25/19)

•  Latest Scores On New State Test Show Some Improvement, Racial Gaps Remain (WBUR.org Edify, 9/24/19)



•  Widespread praise for ed funding bill (Commonwealth Magazine, 9/23/19)

•  State to review Boston Public Schools (Boston Globe, 9/21/19)

•  In Cambridge, innovation economy is a K-12 classroom (Commonwealth Magazine, 9/21/19)

•  Mass. Lawmakers Unveil $1.5 Billion, 7-Year Education Bill (WBUR.org Edify, 9/19/19)

•  Long-awaited education funding bill unveiled (Commonwealth Magazine, 9/19/19)



•  An education promise we can keep (Boston Globe, 9/16/19)

•  Lowell police group sends letter on teacher's arrest at parade (Boston Herald, 9/07/19)

•  A winning formula for Mass. schools (Boston Globe, 9/05/19)

•  Controversial MCAS question hurt scores of some black students, study finds (Boston Globe, 8/30/19)

•  Lawsuit Claims New State Background Checks Discriminate Against Childcare Workers (WBUR.org Edify, 8/29/19)



•  The taxing matter of education funding (Commonwealth Magazine, 08/07/19)

•  How Massachusetts Lost Count Of Its Poor Students (WBUR.org Edify, 08/01/19)

•  Legislature boosts education funding (Bay State Banner, 7/24/19)

•  School funding bill should be about more than moneys (Commonwealth Magazine, 7/22/19)

•  Deal struck on $43 billion state budget, drug price controls (Boston Globe, 7/21/19)



•  Brookline schools superintendent resigns (Boston Globe, 7/19/19)

•  Teachers press for ed. funding (Bay State Banner, 7/17/19)

•  Black, Latino, and low-income kids counting on Legislature (Commonwealth Magazine, 7/13/19)

•  Proposed legislation would ban Native American mascots at MA schools (Boston Herald, 06/26/19)

•  Education Commissioner Seeks Deeper Learning For More Mass. Students (WBUR.org Edify, 06/25/19)



•  Riley casts vision for education change (Commonwealth Magazine, 06/25/19)

•  Where do charters fit in ed funding debate? (Commonwealth Magazine, 06/22/19)

•  School spending is more about 'how' than 'how much' (Boston Globe, 06/21/19)

•  Nearly $1 billion gulf between two leading school-funding bills (Boston Globe, 06/17/19)

•  Nearly $1 billion funding difference in education bills (Commonwealth Magazine, 06/17/19)



•  'Way out of line': Fitchburg school officials apologize to parents, graduating students... (Boston Globe, 06/14/19)

•  Parents to file civil rights lawsuit against state over unequal school funding (Boston Globe, 06/13/19)

•  Voters open to higher taxes to level education inequality in Mass (Boston Globe, 06/11/19)

•  Career and technical high schools are jewels of ed system (Commonwealth Magazine, 06/10/19)

•  Mass. should pay for foster kids' education (Boston Globe, 06/10/19)



•  Charter politics takes precedence over New Bedford students (Commonwealth Magazine, 06/08/19)

•  Air conditioning in school is a hot button topic (Commonwealth Magazine, 06/07/19)

•  Study Finds Student Growth % Is Unreliable, Limits Access to Charter Public Schools (Pioneer Institute, 06/05/19)

•  The teachers union's sad anti-charter zealotry (Boston Globe, 06/05/19)

•  An Analysis of How MA 'Student Growth' Model Limits Access to Charter Public Schools (Pioneer Institute, 06/04/19)



•  State's low-income children deserve better education (Boston Globe, 06/03/19)

•  Putting standardized testing to the test (Commonwealth Magazine, 06/03/19)

•  Mass. colleges among those using new 'adversity index' to judge applicants (Boston Globe, 06/03/19)

•  Riley throws in towel on New Bedford charter plan (Commonwealth Magazine, 5/31/19)

•  An 'F' in political courage on Beacon Hill (Boston Globe, 5/30/19)



•  MA schools installing detectors to address growing vape problem (Boston Herald, 5/30/19)

•  Amid growing pressure, lawmakers push to overhaul school funding formula (Boston Globe, 5/28/19)

•  Mass. teachers part of national movement (Bay State Banner, 05/23/19)

•  Thousands rally for education funding (Bay State Banner, 05/17/19)

•  Hundreds rally for changes to school funding formula (Boston Globe, 05/16/19)



•  Massachusetts is No. 1 for pre-K through 12th grade education (Boston Globe, 05/15/19)

•  Mass. Schools Invest More Resources To Curb Teen Vaping (WBUR.org Edify, 05/07/19)

•  Senate budget invests in education proposed $5.176 billion in Chapter 70 (Boston Herald, 05/07/19)

•  Ed funding debate comes to Boston Foundation (Bay State Banner, 05/06/19)

•  A Lowell teacher keeps a document of slang terms used by his students (Boston Globe, 05/06/19)



•  Metco will move to a lottery system to choose students (Boston Globe, 05/06/19)

•  Teachers Begin To See Unfair Student Loans Disappear (WBUR.org Edify, 05/03/19)

•  Worcester Public Schools students call for superintendent's contract... (Masslive.com, 04/16/19)

•  MASC: Ensuring Excellence in School Committee Leadership (Video) (MASC.org, 04/16/19)

•  Customized student support can level the playing field (Commonwealth Magazine, 04/14/19)



•  Schools all across Massachusetts are suffering... (Masslive.com, 04/11/19)

•  House proposes $236 million in education funding... (Masslive.com, 04/10/19)

•  Gov. Baker Vetoes 'Cap On Kids' Proposal That Would Lift Welfare Benefit Cap (WBUR.org Edify, 04/08/19)

•  When 'the n-word' meets public education (Boston Globe, 04/07/19)

•  Do the right thing, Beacon Hill (Commonwealth Magazine, 04/06/19)



•  After protests, state tosses out MCAS question on 'Underground Railroad' (Boston Globe, 04/03/19)

•  Pressed On Still-High Rates Of Suspensions, Roxbury Prep Points To Progress, (WBUR.org Edify, 04/01/19)

•  State-appointed school committee members would protect taxpayers' investment, (Telegram.com, 03/31/19)

•  House, Senate, gov. float versions of funding reform, (Bay State Banner, 03/27/19)

•  Loss of school-age kids threatens Cape Cod's economy, (Boston Globe, 03/27/19)



•  Chang-Diaz does yeoman's work for school funding equity, (Boston Herald, 03/27/19)

•  After 4 Years Of 'Constant Change', State Education Board Chair Steps Down, (WBUR.org Edify, 03/26/19)

•  State education chairman, a controversial supporter of charter schools, steps down, (Boston Globe, 03/26/19)

•  Charter schools also eager for funding fix, (Commonwealth Magazine, 03/26/19)

•  Mass. Teachers' short-sighted talk of raiding rainy day fund, (Commonwealth Magazine, 03/25/19)



•  Massachusetts lawmakers weighing three bills updating education funding formula, (Boston Herald, 03/22/19)

•  State House Hearing To Highlight Education Funding Fight, (WBUR.org Edify, 03/22/19)

•  School committee OKs novel New Bedford charter deal, (Commonwealth Magazine, 03/21/19)

•  How much is enough to fix education aid formula?, (Commonwealth Magazine, 03/21/19)

•  Let's test promising achievement-gap closing strategies, (Commonwealth Magazine, 03/20/19)



•  Some Worry Admissions Scandal Could Add Barriers For Students Who Need Accommodations, (WBUR.org Edify, 03/18/19)

•  A third way on the school funding/accountability debate, (Commonwealth Magazine, 03/17/19)

•  Student-led rally in Mass. demands immediate action on climate change, (Boston Globe, 03/15/19)

•  Study Finds Massachusetts Lagging on Transparency of Public Official Statements of Financial Interest, (Pioneer Institute, 03/12/19)

•  Tie state ed funding to school committee seats, (Commonwealth Magazine, 03/10/19)



•  Teacher Unions Support Progressive Taxation, Maintain Flat-Rate Membership Dues, (Pioneers Institute, 03/07/19)

•  Students' voice missing from ed funding debate, (Commonwealth Magazine, 03/02/19)

•  Baker Wants To Withhold Aid To Help Reform Long-Struggling Schools, (WBUR.org Edify, 02/27/19)

•  Marshfield High to eliminate class ranking, (Patriotledger.com, 02/26/19)

•  Ayanna Pressley Draws Crowd For Youth Jobs Fund, (WGBH.org, 02/21/19)



•  Lesson from LA: Less standardized testing, (Commonwealth Magazine, 02/17/19)

•  Local accountability in schools lacking, says report, (Commonwealth Magazine, 02/13/19)

•  Mass. must do more to boost early education workforce, (Commonwealth Magazine, 02/13/19)

•  Financial Impact of Charter Schools Depends on Percentage of Funding Districts Receive from State, (Pioneer Institute, 02/13/19)

•  Parkland students perform alongside Boston Pops, (Boston Globe, 02/12/19)



•  A few districts would benefit greatly from Baker's school funding proposal, (Boston Globe, 02/10/19)

•  Judge Critical Of Mass. Mental Health Services For Children, (WBUR.org/Associated Press, 02/10/19)

•  The call from DCF: 'We have your children', (Boston Globe, 02/09/19)

•  Official's use of n-word in class discussion on racial language plunges Cambridge..., (Boston Globe, 02/08/19)

•  State will offer dorm rooms for homeless college students, (Boston Globe, 02/01/19)



•  Decoding the Teenage Brain (in 3 Charts), (Edutopia.org, 01/31/19)

•  Time for Mass. to invest in a community schools strategy, (Commonwealth Magazine, 01/29/19)

•  Getting to yes on Mass. school funding, (Boston Globe, 01/24/19)

•  Baker's budget proposal will include changes to education funding formula, (Boston Globe, 01/23/19)

•  7 Ways to Spark Engagement, (Edutopia.org, 01/22/19)



•  At Revere High, students ace AP calculus exam, (Boston Globe, 01/18/19)

•  Massachusetts Earns an A- on Chance-for-Success Index, Ranks First in Nation, (Education Week, 01/16/19)

•  Teaching Social and Emotional Skills All Day, (GSE.harvard.edu, 01/17/19)

•  The Power of Relationships in Schools, (Edutopia.org, 01/14/19)

•  Haverhill teacher accused of anti-Trump bias, (Boston Herald, 01/11/19)



•  Momentum growing for ed funding bill, (Commonwealth Magazine, 01/09/19)

•  Local leaders denounce growing inequities in school funding, (Boston Globe, 01/09/19)

•  Superintendents spotlight ed funding formula flaws, (Commonwealth Magazine, 01/09/19)

•  New civics law should spur study of race and urban violence, (Commonwealth Magazine, 12/27/18)

•  Time to end food insecurity among Mass. children, (Commonwealth Magazine, 12/22/18)



•  'Kids Are Brutally Honest': Program Lets Students Taste Test Healthy, Chef-Made Lunches, (WBUR.org Edify, 12/21/18)

•  After 20 Years, Mass. Arts Curriculum Framework Undergoes Revision, (NEPR.net, 12/20/18)

•  Helping Teachers Be Their Best, (HGSE, 12/18/18)

•  Public higher ed isn't really that public any more, (Commonwealth Magazine, 12/16/18)

•  MTA will push for $1.5 billion in new ed spending, (Commonwealth Magazine, 12/13/18)



•  Ed reform needs a new plan, (Commonwealth Magazine, 12/13/18)

•  Use pot revenue to expand afterschool programs, (Commonwealth Magazine, 12/08/18)

•  Mass. cities losing clout in ed funding fight, (Commonwealth Magazine, 12/08/18)

•  Home-Schooling Parent In Worcester Arrested In Home. Now She's Suing, (WBUR.org Edify, 12/07/18)

•  Listen to New Bedford families, not special interests, (Commonwealth Magazine, 12/02/18)



•  Why school counselors matter, (Boston Globe, 11/23/18)

•  Michael Leonard toots his own horn, and rents out others, (Boston Globe, 11/21/18)

•  Civics law provides solid foundation for teachers, students, (Commonwealth Magazine, 11/14/18)

•  Charter school lesson plans, (Commonwealth Magazine, 11/13/18)

•  After a prisoner's death, renewed calls for change at MCI-Norfolk, (Boston Globe, 11/12/18)



•  Early education is not child's play, (Commonwealth Magazine, 11/12/18)

•  Baker Signs Civics Education Reform Bill Into Law, (WBUR.org Edify, 11/08/18)

•  Baker signs 'non-partisan' civics education bill, (Boston GLobe, 11/08/18)

•  'Who are we protecting?' Parents of transgender kids say..., (Boston GLobe, 11/01/18)

•  Neither Gubernatorial Candidate Offers Plan..., (WGBH.org, 11/01/18)



•  Charter school debate is not over, (Commonwealth Magazine, 10/22/18)

•  Dorchester charter school overpaid leader nearly $100,000, state says, (Boston Globe, 10/19/18)

•  After Failed Charter School Expansion, Baker Focuses On Small-Scale Education Initiatives, (WBUR.org Edify, 10/17/18)

•  New Book on MA Charter Public Schools Touts Record of Achievement..., (Pioneer Institute, 10/16/18)

•  Revere first-grader with leukemia arrives at school in Boston police escort, (Boston Globe, 10/05/18)



•  MA public colleges rated tops on black student access, success, (Commonwealth Magazine, 10/04/18)

•  New Bedford pols fail kids with opposition to charter expansion, (Commonwealth Magazine, 09/28/18)

•  Setting a High Bar at Alma del Mar , (Pioneer Institute, 09/28/18)

•  New Bedford's charter school battle, success, (Commonwealth Magazine, 09/28/18)

•  Mass. will require new assistance to 230 struggling schools, (Boston Globe, 09/27/18)



•  2018 MCAS scores for schools across the state, (Boston Globe, 09/27/18)

•  New education alliance, same funding crisis, (Bay State Banner, 09/26/18)

•  Community Divided Over A Proposed New Home For Roxbury Prep Charter High School, (WBUR.org Edify, 09/21/18)

•  New Mass. Education Commissioner Promises To Make Teachers A Priority, (WBUR.org Edify, 09/18/18)

•  Here's how Massachusetts education funding talks collapsed, (Masslive.com, 09/16/18)



•  Schools cancel classes or dismiss students early during heat wave, (Boston Globe, 08/29/18)

•  Time to rethink education assessments and standards, (Commonwealth Magazine, 08/21/18)

•  Schools, police back $72M Gov. Charlie Baker proposal on school safety, (Boston Herald, 08/21/18)

•  Charter battle heats up in New Bedford, (Commonwealth Magazine, 08/20/18)

•  Massachusetts: A leader in the abolition of slavery, (Bay State Banner, 08/08/18)



•  Negotiations Collapse On Education Funding Bill As Legislative Session Ends, (WBUR.org Edify, 08/01/18)

•  Teachers, parents blast Legislature for inaction on school funding, (Boston Globe, 08/01/18)

•  The State Legislature's Answer to the Janus Decision: The Employee Coercion & Intimidation Act, (Pioneer Institute, 07/26/18)

•  Common Core's slashing of fiction drains life out of schools, (Commonwealth Magazine, 07/24/18)

•  Education advocates push for more funding, (Bay State Banner, 07/19/18)



•  Building an Education System that Works for Everyone..., (Massbudget.org, 07/18/18)

•  State shortchanges public schools by $1 billion a year..., (Boston Globe, 07/18/18)

•  New Study Warns of Emergence of Two-Tiered Public Education System in Massachusetts, (Pioneer Institute, 07/16/18)

•  Charter school funding formula is broken, (Commonwealth Magazine, 07/13/18)

•  It's time for another McDuffy case, (Commonwealth Magazine, 07/07/18)



•  Mass. has to return to its high standards for education, (Boston Globe, 07/05/18)

•  Mass. is one of just 2 states that hasn't passed a budget for this fiscal year, (Boston Globe, 07/02/18)

•  Mass. Teachers' Unions Say They're Ready For Life After 'Janus' Ruling, (WBUR.org Edify, 06/29/18)

•  Mass. pols eye creating cushion for public unions, (Boston Herald, 06/28/18)

•  How 6 Mass. Communities Are Imagining Life Beyond MCAS, (WBUR.org Edify, 06/22/18)



•  No separated migrant children have been placed in Massachusetts, Baker says, (Boston Globe, 06/21/18)

•  As Charter Schools Narrow Achievement Gaps, Some Rethink Strict Discipline, (WBUR.org Edify, 06/20/18)

•  Parents, Teachers, Legislators Support Reinstating U.S. History MCAS Test as HS Grad Requirement, (Pioneer Institute, 06/18/18)

•  How Your School District Scored On The MCAS Over The Last 10 Years, (WBUR.org Edify, 06/18/18)

•  Massachusetts teachers push new education funding bill, (Boston Herald, 06/17/18)



•  Massachusetts House leaders cite fiscal concerns about education funding update, (Masslive.com, 06/14/18)

•  An education reform law that worked, (Boston Globe, 06/11/18)

•  School funding: Let's put our money where our future is, (Bay State Banner, 06/07/18)

•  Editorial: Public pension changes a giveaway to retirees, (Boston Herald, 06/03/18)

•  Josh Zakim, in first statewide run, tops Galvin, (Boston Herald, 06/03/18)

•  Students check their devices at the cellphone hotel, (Boston Globe, 06/01/18)



•  SJC charter school ruling a wake-up call, (Commonwealth Magazine, 05/31/18)

•  Pension and a paycheck? State may loosen 'double dipping' rules, (Boston Globe, 05/31/18)

•  Charter ruling a step backwards, (Commonwealth Magazine, 05/31/18)

•  Tracing Latino educational inequality, (Commonwealth Magazine, 05/24/18)

•  University of Massachusetts Boston faculty blamed for chancellor finalists' dropouts, (Boston Herald, 05/22/18)



•  Mass. ponders hiring a computer to grade MCAS essays. What could go wrong?, (Boston Globe, 05/21/18)

•  In a setback for UMass Boston, all finalists for top job withdraw, (Boston Globe, 05/21/18)

•  Paris tapped as next Lawrence superintendent, (Eagle-Tribune, 05/21/18)

•  Lynn teens are bringing their two worlds together, (Boston Globe, 05/19/18)

•  Merrie Najimy set to take reins at Mass Teachers Association, (Bay State Banner, 05/17/18)



•  Throwback Thursday: Massachusetts Passes the Nation's First Compulsory Education Law, (Boston Magazine, 05/17/18)

•  Senate approves education funding reform, bill moves to House, (Bay State Banner, 05/17/18)

•  Teaching young kids how to junk bad eating habits, (Boston Globe, 05/11/18)

•  Massachusetts Senate passes bill overhauling education funding, (Masslive.com, 05/10/18)

•  Small Changes In Funding Formula Could Drive Millions More Dollars Into Mass. Schools, (WBUR.org Edify, 05/10/18)



•  Study: MA Private & Religious School Students Denied Federally Funded Special Education Services, (Pioneer Institute, 05/09/18)

•  Teacher of the Year honor 'a thrill', (Boston Herald, 05/09/18)

•  Shortchanging English learners and low-income students, (Commonwealth Magazine, 05/09/18)

•  These Are the Best Public High Schools in Massachusetts, (Boston Magazine, 05/09/18)

•  Early education efforts need another boost, (Boston Globe, 04/28/18)



•  SJC: Charter school cap doesn't infringe on rights, (Boston Herald, 04/25/18)

•  Mass. high court rejects challenge to cap on number of charter schools in the state, (Boston Globe, 04/24/18)

•  Lawmakers fete 25 yrs of ed. reform, (Bay State Banner, 04/11/18)

•  Massachusetts Test Scores Top Nation's School Districts Again, (Boston Magazine, 04/10/18)

•  Massachusetts students top national math and reading exams, (Boston Globe, 04/10/18)



•  Teaching Force In Mass. Public Schools Still Overwhelmingly White, (WBUR.org Edify, 04/09/18)

•  State breaking its promises to regional schools, (Commonwealth Magazine, 04/07/18)

•  The faithful departed, (Commonwealth Magazine, 04/06/18)

•  Birmingham Touts 1993 Ed Reform Act's Success, Expresses Concerns..., (Pioneer Institute, 04/05/18)

•  Modest state aid increase leaves many school systems strapped, (Boston Globe, 04/02/18)



•  Don't bemoan harder, next-gen MCAS, (Commonwealth Magazine, 03/31/18)

•  In An Effort To Be Welcoming, Harvard Scrubs 'Puritans' From Its Alma Mater Song, (WBUR.org Edify, 03/29/18)

•  Draft History and Social Studies Frameworks Continue Trend Toward Dumbing Down..., (Pioneer Institute, 03/28/18)

•  Struggling Brockton schools may sue the state, (Boston Globe, 03/17/18)

•  Swampscott won't renew contract for transgender principal, (Boston Globe, 03/15/18)



•  Here's one of the best things schools can do to prevent mass shootings, (Boston Globe, 03/14/18)

•  Students plan walkouts over gun violence, administrators try to strike a balance, (Boston Globe, 03/14/18)

•  Personalized learning is key to Mass. school success, (Commonwealth Magazine, 03/11/18)

•  Kindergarten teacher awed by response to Facebook posts, (Boston Herald, 03/11/18)

•  For charter schools, recently it's been bad news galore, (Boston Globe, 03/08/18)



•  Study: Schools shame kids for unpaid meals, (Boston Herald, 03/07/18)

•  UMass president calls for greater affordability for students, (Boston Globe, 03/05/18)

•  Training citizens, one student at a time, (Commonwealth Magazine, 03/03/18)

•  Mass. students borrowing more to attend public universities, (Boston Globe, 08/19/18)

•  School turnaround bill advances, (Bay State Banner, 02/28/18)



•  Medford school superintendent to retire in April, (Boston Globe, 02/28/18)

•  Mass. teens demand more funding for job opportunities, (Bay State Banner, 02/28/18)

•  In Mass., Counting Guns In Schools - And Hoping To Avoid Catastrophe, (WBUR.org Edify, 02/28/18)

•  Head of Massachusetts teachers union calls President Donald Trump's call to arm educators 'ignorant', (Masslive.com, 02/27/18)

•  Massachusetts high school graduation rate climbs, (Boston Globe, 02/26/18)



•  Brookline student who battled Leukemia gets police escort back to school, (Boston Globe, 02/26/18)

•  Outdated formula yields have and have-not schools, (Commonwealth Magazine, 02/24/18)

•  Gov. Charlie Baker rejects Trump's proposal to arm school teachers, (Boston Herald, 02/22/18)

•  Massachusetts students lead US in Advanced Placement exams, (Boston Herald 02/21/18)

•  Andover High School students walk to bring attention to gun violence, (Boston Globe 02/15/18)



•  In Massachusetts, fear and frustration at school, (Boston Globe 02/16/18)

•  As A Pressure Group Folds, Mass. Charter Advocates Survey The Damage, (WBUR.org Edify 02/07/18)

•  Reforms haven't cut state's child abuse rate, (Boston Herald 02/07/18)

•  'I am transgender,' Swampscott elementary school principal announces, (Boston Globe 02/07/18)

•  The Codcast: Riley's collaborative ways, (Commonwealth Magazine 02/05/18)



•  Westwood student wins recognition for forgotten civil rights mural, (Boston Globe 02/01/18)

•  9 inspiring places to visit for Black History Month, (Boston Herald, 02/02/18)

•  Civil Rights Trail: 100 locations across 14 states, (US Civil Rights Trail, 02/01/18)

•  28 Days, 28 Films for Black History Month, (New York Times, 02/01/18)

•  Personalized learning key to tackling education inequities, (Commonwealth Magazine 01/30/18)



•  Riley gets the nod as education commissioner, (Commonwealth Magazine 01/29/18)

•  Jeff Riley Will Be Massachusetts' New Education Commissioner, (WBUR.org 01/29/18)

•  Jeff Riley, Lawrence official, gets nod for state education commissioner, (Boston Globe 01/29/18)

•  New Metco leader is a social justice advocate with big plans for expansion, (Boston Globe 01/28/18)

•  Time for a Latino education commissioner, (Commonwealth Magazine 01/27/18)



•  In defense of recess, (Commonwealth Magazine 01/27/18)

•  Franklin charter school is about to expand, (Boston Globe 01/26/18)

•  3 Finalists Interviewed For State Education Commissioner, (WBUR.org 01/26/18)

•  Puerto Ricans in Massachusetts refuge dumped by FEMA, (Boston Herald 01/25/18)

•  In Lawrence And Boston, Jeff Riley Seen As An Unconventional Innovator, (WBUR Edify 01/25/18)



•  Read Governor Baker's full State of the Commonwealth address, (Boston Globe 01/24/18)

•  Three finalists for state education commissioner named, (Boston Globe 01/16/18)

•  Lessons from Massachusetts, (Thomas B. Fordham Institute 01/16/18)

•  For school superintendents, it’s the toughest call, (Boston Globe 01/16/18)

•  Diversity lessons: A well-integrated Massachusetts public school, (Commonwealth Magazine 01/09/18)



•  American Public Education Is Failing Miserably In Math/Science, (Pioneer Institute, 01/09/18)

•  The real art of the deal, (Commonwealth Magazine 01/09/18)

•  Some DCF gains reported, but significant challenges remain, (Boston Globe 01/06/18)

•  Schoolmates welcome back girl who battled cancer, (Boston Globe 01/05/18)

•  Biogen donates $10 million for Cambridge, Somerville STEM programs, (Boston Globe 01/04/18)



•  Frigid temps prompt schools to delay openings Tuesday, (Boston Globe 01/02/18)

•  Mass. state colleges are trying to solve a math problem, (Boston Globe 12/28/17)

•  UMass plans to go national with an expanded online program, (Boston Globe 12/25/17)

•  Mass. schools welcome 2,100 Maria evacuees, (Boston Globe 12/25/17)

•  Board Chair 'Very Encouraged' By Diverse Applicants To Become Next Education Commissioner, (WBUR.org Edify 12/19/17)



•  The Search Begins For The Next 'CEO' Of Mass. Public Schools..., (WBUR.org Edify 12/18/17)

•  A Novel Solution to an Old Problem, (The Boston Pilot 12/15/17)

•  Report: Economic Freedom Up Slightly Across U.S., (Pioneer Institute, 12/14/17)

•  Mitchell Chester set bar high for next ed commissioner, (Commonwealth Magazine 12/14/17)

•  Watch this 16-year-old's reaction when he finds out he was accepted to Harvard, (Boston Globe 12/14/17)



•  Study: Updated Massachusetts K-12 Standards Are Worse in English, Still Mediocre in Math, (Pioneer Institute 12/12/17)

•  How healthy is your state? The dispari