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•  Some neighborhoods are two or three times the red level for COVID cases (Schoolyardnews.com, 10/25/20)

•  Boston School Committee Chair Resigns After Outrage Over His Mocking Of Asian American Names (WBUR.org Edify, 10/22/20)

•  Could exam school admissions changes have unintended consequences? (Commonwealth Magazine, 10/21/20)

•  One-Year Pause In Exam-School Tests Sparks Hope — And Hostility (WBUR.org Edify, 10/21/20)

•  Could exam school admissions changes have unintended consequences? (Commonwealth Magazine, 10/21/20)



•  Removing exams from exam schools undercuts education (Boston Herald, 10/20/20)

•  BPS exam schools get a chance to break the mold (Boston Globe, 10/20/20)

•  Looking under the hood of the new proposal for 'exam school' admissions (Schoolyardnews.com, 10/20/20)

•  Boston community members say vote on exam schools feels rushed, voices not heard (Boston Herald, 10/20/20)

•  Thousands of Boston public school students cut off from dental care, (Boston Globe, 10/18/20)



•  Boston parents square off over entrance exam proposal, (Boston Globe, 10/18/20)

•  Massachusetts coronavirus cases up 702, Boston schools delay next phase, (Boston Herald, 10/16/20)

•  'Our rates are going in the wrong direction to have in-person learning,' Walsh warns of Boston schools, (Boston Globe, 10/15/20)

•  The COVID reopening strategy BPS officials don’t want to talk about, (Schoolyardnews.com, 10/14/20)

•  Boston schools staff and students 'shivering' in cold classrooms with windows open, (Boston Herald, 10/14/20)



•  Judge denies Boston Teachers Union request to allow educators to work remotely, (Boston Globe, 10/14/20)

•  Teachers union sues to block in-person learning, (Bay State Banner, 10/13/20)

•  Boston teachers and parents call for remote learning, following city's rise in COVID-19 positivity rate, (Boston.com, 10/10/20)

•  Boston teachers mount legal challenge to in-person teaching agreement, (Boston.com, 10/08/20)

•  Boston Teachers Allege District Is Violating Safety Agreement, (WBUR.org Edify, 10/08/20)



•  BTU Teachers union seeks injunction on school re-opening, (Bay State Banner, 10/08/20)

•  Boston Wants To Scrap Exam School Admissions Test For Next School Year, (WBUR.org Edify, 10/08/20)

•  Boston Teachers Union Statement on 4% COVID-19 Threshold and Prioritization, (BTU.org, 10/07/20)

•  Boston Public Schools reopening delayed due to COVID-19 surge, (Thehill.com, 10/07/20)

•  Two COVID 'guardrails' demolished, but all school buildings open anyway, (Schoolyardnews.com, 10/05/20)



•  Edith Bazile: BPS Touts Anti-Racism, But Actions Speak Differently, (Schoolyardnews.com, 10/01/20)

•  BPS walk-throughs found buildings not safe yet as of mid-September, health and safety group reports, (Schoolyardnews.com, 09/29/20)

•  Weekly BPS Covid risk report: BPS and Boston are red and getting redder, (Schoolyardnews.com, 09/28/20)

•  Extensive building safety issues raised as high-needs students prepare to enter school buildings, (BTU, 09/25/20)

•  On October 1, some high schools may be stuffed while others are nearly empty, (Schoolyardnews.com, 09/25/20)



•  BTU report shows safety issues in buildings, Walsh says schools ready to open, (Boston Herald, 09/25/20)

•  How Safe Are Our School Buildings? (Boston Teachers Union, BTU, 09/24/20)

•  Thousands of free books to be given to Boston students at annual fair (Boston Herald, 09/23/20)

•  First Week of School Updates and Events, (BTU, 09/22/20)

•  Proper air ventilation and filtration key to reopening schools safely, Harvard expert says (Boston Herald, 09/22/20)



•  Teachers Prepare For School Reopening In Boston (WBUR.org Edify, 09/21/20)

•  Boston schools parents, teachers brace for new normal in start to school year (Boston Herald, 09/18/20)

•  How teachers are bringing lessons from the racial justice uprisings into the classroom (Boston Globe, 09/18/20)

•  Ed Markey, Boston Teachers Union push for more internet access for students (Boston Herald, 09/18/20)

•  Boston's School Buildings Are Old. Can They Handle A Pandemic? (WGBH.org, 09/16/20)



•  Teachers at high risk for coronavirus still don't know whether they'll be allowed to work remotely (Boston Globe, 09/14/20)

•  Families, leaders in special education protest Boston Public Schools' plan (Boston Globe, 09/11/20)

•  Our fall school plans are guided by health, safety and equity (Bay State Banner, 09/10/20)

•  Boston schools and teachers union reach agreement on reopening conditions (Boston Herald, 09/10/20)

•  Boston to randomly test teachers and other educators weekly for COVID-19 (MSN.com, 09/10/20)



•  BPS AND BTU COLLABORATE TO FURTHER STRENGTHEN REOPENING PLANS FOR STUDENTS, FAMILIES AND STAFF (BPS, 09/10/20)

•  Here's what Boston students can expect when they ultimately return to the classroom (WHDH.com, 09/09/20)

•  Our commitment to safety and equity in the 2020–21 school year (MayorMartyWalsh.com, 09/08/20)

•  A former Boston school principal says she was targeted by politically connected... (Boston Globe, 09/07/20)

•  Thousands of Boston's neediest students remain in the dark about schools' plans... (Boston Globe 09/03/20)



•  With the first day of school approaching, parents and students share dueling anxieties (Boston Globe, 09/03/20)

•  Dozens of students were not admitted to Boston exam schools because of an error (Boston Globe, 08/31/20)

•  A remote start for BPS schools (Bay State Banner, 08/24/20)

•  What the BTU said about the city's plan to start schools fully remote (Boston.com, 08/22/20)

•  BPS Fall Reopening Letter to Families (BPS, 08/21/20)



•  Boston students to start the school year at home (Commonwealth Magazine, 08/21/20)

•  BPS to start the year remotely followed by phased-in hybrid model (Boston Herald, 08/21/20)

•  All Boston Public Schools to start school year remotely (Boston Globe, 08/21/20)

•  Walsh: BPS Will Start Year Remotely (NBCboston.com, 08/21/20)

•  School dept., teachers at odds over school plan (Bay State Banner, 08/19/20)



•  BPS is in the COVID risky red zone, according to science teacher's numbers (Schoolyardnews, 08/18/20)

•  'This is not a political game to us': President of Boston Teachers Union says... (Boston.com, 08/17/20)

•  Boston schools welcoming centers to open as school reopening plan released (WCVB.com, 08/17/20)

•  School reopening plan leaves teachers, students 'stuck in limbo' critics say (Boston Herald, 08/16/20)

•  Family Decision: Boston Parents To Consider Remote, Hybrid School Reopening (CBS Boston, 08/16/20)



•  Boston's latest school reopening plan emphasizes parent choice... (Boston Globe, 08/15/20)

•  First day of school in Boston delayed, teachers union rallies for remote start (Boston Herald, 08/14/20)

•  Reopening schools: Comparing the BPS administration and union plans (Schoolyardnews.com, 08/13/20)

•  Boston Teachers rally for full-time remote learning (Boston Globe, 08/13/20)

•  Boston schools delay start of school year to Sept. 21 for students (Boston Globe, 08/13/20)



•  Aspirations, Proposals, and Priorities of the Boston Teachers Union for a Safe Restart (BTU, 08/12/20)

•  BPS superintendent says no final decision yet regarding district's reopening (Boston Globe, 08/12/20)

•  Reopening schools: Minimize the risk, help students who need in-person the most (Schoolyardnews.com 08/10/20)

•  The Boston Teachers Union is pushing for remote learning to start school year (Boston.com, 08/11/20)

•  School Committee votes to transfer McCormack land to Boys and Girls Club, (Bay State Banner 08/10/20)



•  Boston Schools should not reopen on Sept. 10 (Boston Globe, 08/10/20)

•  Pilot program seeks to offer learning pods for BPS students enrolled in remote learning (Masslive.com, 08/07/20)

•  BPS Issues First Draft Of Reopening Plans, Outlining Hybrid Learning Groups (WBUR.org Edify, 08/06/20)

•  'Is The District Ready To Have Blood On Their Hands?' Educators Denounce BPS Hybrid Reopening Plan (WGBH.org, 08/05/20)

•  BPS releases preliminary reopening plans featuring hybrid and remote models for fall (Masslive.com, 08/05/20)



•  Concerns growing on back-to-school plans (Bay State Banner, 08/05/20)

•  'It Really Is Going To Take A Whole Village' Boston Superintendent Says (CBSlocal.com, 08/05/20)

•  Walsh defends Boston Public Schools' reopening plans (Boston Herald, 07/31/20)

•  Boston students will not return to the classroom full-time this fall, Walsh says (Boston Globe, 07/31/20)

•  Boston Rules Out 100% In-Person Learning, Says Parents Can Choose Remote Options (NBCBoston, 07/31/20)



•  BPS, developers present McCormack plans (Bay State Banner, 07/30/20)

•  BPS nurses, teachers, bus drivers rally against reopening schools without proper safety measures (Boston Globe, 07/29/20)

•  School nurses rally with other staffers at Boston City Hall to demand safety assurances (Boston.com, 07/29/20)

•  Mass. Schools To Start 2 Weeks Later After State, Teachers Union Ink Planning Period Deal (WBUR.org Edify, 07/27/20)

•  Boston schools have offered a first glimpse of what the return to school may look like (Boston.com, 07/24/20)



•  Needs Improvement: BPS 'hopscotch' plan amid coronavirus comes under fire (Boston Herald, 07/23/20)

•  BPS Superintendent Cassellius says she won't back down on push for reform (Boston Globe, 07/23/20)

•  Boston schools pitch hybrid 'hopscotch model' that would share classroom time (Boston Herald, 07/22/20)

•  Mayor Walsh, give Brenda Cassellius a chance to lead Boston Public Schools (Boston Globe, 07/22/20)

•  MA education board releases detailed coronavirus protocols for potential student, staff exposure (Boston Herald, 07/21/20)



•  What happens when a student or staffer gets sick at school this fall? (Boston Globe, 07/17/20)

•  Mayor Walsh directs his school chief to listen to grievances of principals and high school heads (Boston Globe, 07/17/20)

•  Protocols for responding to COVID-19 scenarios in school, on the bus, or in community settings (DESE, 07/17/20)

•  Read the letter that the Boston High School Heads Association sent to BPS officials (Boston Globe, 07/16/20)

•  BPS High School 7-12 Redesign Slides (BPS/School Committee)



•  Boston superintendent facing revolt among high school headmasters (Boston Globe, 07/16/20)

•  Keep it simple. Discard what's nonessential. Spark joy. MIT and Harvard researchers... (Boston Globe, 07/15/20)

•  Mass. teachers' unions unveil phased-in school reopening proposals (Boston.com, 07/14/20)

•  Thirty-one Mission Hill School faculty protest Wit and Wisdom curriculum (Schoolyardnews.com, 07/14/20)

•  The lens of whiteness won't close gaps in BPS (Schoolyardnews.com, 07/13/20)



•  Coronavirus will force parents to decide whether to send kids to school in the fall (Boston Herald, 07/10/20)

•  Cassellius: Whether or not there's an exam school test this fall is up to the School Committee, not me (Schoolyardnews.com, 07/10/20)

•  If there's no exam, how else can students be selected for exam schools? (Schoolyardnews.com, 07/10/20)

•  NAACP launches petition drive to scrap the test for exam schools this fall (Schoolyardnews.com, 07/09/20)

•  Boston schools map reopening, with 6 feet of social distancing built in (Boston Globe, 07/09/20)



•  'I feel disappointed and blindsided': BPS moves forward with new exam school test... (Boston Globe, 07/07/20)

•  BPS picks exam vendor in spite of task force call for moratorium (Bay State Banner, 07/03/20)

•  BPS urges half its students to attend summer school (Boston Globe, 07/02/20)

•  Districts expecting less state education money (Bay State Banner, 07/01/20)

•  The Connector, Mark Racine, Chief Information Officer, BPS (Boston Magazine, 07/01/20)



•  Boston Schools appoint new chief of safety services (Boston Herald, 06/30/20)

•  If black lives matter, city would hold hearing for Roxbury Prep (Commonwealth Magazine, 06/29/20)

•  Parents, educators knock plan to reopen Massachusetts schools (Boston Herald, 06/25/20)

•  Initial Fall School Reopening Guidance, June 25th (MDESE, 06/25/20)

•  Boston Public Schools Superintendent will forgo raise and stipend to help fund student fees (Boston Herald, 06/24/20)



•  BPS needs better community participation (Bay State Banner, 06/20/20)

•  Full funding, more staff, no MCAS: The MTA lays out its vision for reopening schools (Boston.com, 06/19/20)

•  Amid nationwide movement to reform policing, some call on Boston to remove officers from schools (Boston Globe, 06/16/20)

•  Keith Love, 'heart and soul' of TechBoston Academy, dies at 53 (Boston Globe, 06/08/20)

•  Guidance calls for much smaller class sizes in schools (Commonwealth Magazine, 06/08/20)



•  Boston high school graduates saluted by caravan of buses and cars (Boston Globe, 06/06/20)

•  Some question push for fall school opening (Bay State Banner, 06/04/20)

•  Brookline School District Message Regarding Layoff Notices (The Patch, 06/01/20)

•  In shake-up, Boston Public Schools eliminates 10 positions (Boston Globe, 05/29/20)

•  Paul Reville: It's 'Way Premature' To Judge BPS On Coronavirus Response (WGBH.org, 05/28/20)



•  What's the plan to get Boston's virtual [students] back to school? (Boston Globe, 05/27/20)

•  TechBoston's Keith Love has died at age 52 (Dotnews.com, 05/26/20)

•  What will it take to reopen schools safely? (Schoolyardnews.com, 05/26/20)

•  One in five Boston public school children may be virtual dropouts (Boston Globe, 05/24/20)

•  Mayor Marty Walsh announces virtual graduation ceremony for BPS students (Masslive, 05/21/20)



•  Local Group Hands Out Free Art Supplies To Boston Schoolchildren (WBUR.org Edify, 05/20/20)

•  High School Student And Essential Worker: Teens Fill Essential Role During Pandemic (WBUR.org Edify, 05/06/20)

•  Roxbury/Mission Hill COVID-19 Testing Spot Offers Food, Education, Housing Resources (Boston Herald, 05/06/20)

•  Video: English High Staff Creates Inspiring Music Medley for Students (Jamaica Plain News, 05/06/20)

•  'As of now, we are not considering furloughs or layoffs for city workers' (Boston Globe, 05/04/20)



•  Boston students will not be held back this year, according to new BPS outline (Boston.gov, 05/01/20)

•  Superintendent Cassellius releases new Remote Learning Guidelines on May 1, 2020 (Boston Public Schools, 05/01/20)

•  DESE's criticism of BPS misses what's wrong, and the MOU won't fix it (Schoolyardnews, 04/29/20)

•  Boston Latin and the biggest test of their young lives (Boston Globe, 04/28/20)

•  Blocking the BPS — ICE pipeline: A closer look at the two approaches (Schoolyardnews, 04/27/20)



•  MAP of COVID-19 Testing Sites, BOSTON Hospitals, Health Centers etc (Boston.gov, 04/23/20)

•  Students and staff plead with the School Committee to stop sharing information with ICE (Schoolyardnews, 04/26/20)

•  MAP of COVID-19 Testing Sites, BOSTON Hospitals, Health Centers etc (Boston.gov, 04/23/20)

•  Statement from President Jessica Tang on Governor Baker's school closure announcement (BTU.org, 04/21/20)

•  Baker orders schools to stay closed through end of school year (Boston Globe, 04/21/20)



•  Boston Mayor Marty Walsh says Boston schools likely canceled for the rest of the year (Masslive.com, 04/20/20)

•  Parents: Boston Schools Will Not Reopen on May 4 (Boston Magazine, 04/20/20)

•  Massachusetts schools won't reopen on May 4, says Marty Walsh (Boston Herald, 04/20/20)

•  WATCH: Mayor Walsh Says He's 'Not Too Confident' Boston Schools Will Reopen This Academic Year (WGBH.org, 04/20/20)

•  Boston Public Schools adapt to distance learning (English) (Boston Globe, 04/18/20)



•  Las Escuelas Públicas de Boston se adaptan al aprendizaje a distancia (Spanish) (Boston Globe, 04/18/20)

•  In spite of inequities and the coronavirus, many Boston Public School students are learning (Boston Globe, 04/18/20)

•  Boston schools and teachers union strike deal on remote learning (Boston Globe, 04/17/20)

•  Mass. cancels MCAS exams (Boston Globe, 04/10/20)

•  MCAS Canceled for Spring 2020 (MassTeacher.org, 04/10/20)



•  State school intervention sparks pushback (Bay State Banner, 04/09/20)

•  City councilors blast the state's Memorandum Of Understanding (Schoolyardnews.com, 04/09/20)

•  Online, but off-kilter: A day in the life of a Boston sixth-grader (Boston Globe, 04/05/20)

•  The decisions are best left to the state's education commissioner (Boston Globe Editorial, 04/04/20)

•  Tobin K-8 students boost attendance with a little help from their friends (Schoolyardnews.com, 04/02/20)



•  A Place of (Remote) Belonging (HGSE, 04/01/20)

•  Madison Park Technical Vocational HS donates medical supplies (Boston Globe, 04/01/20)

•  Boston Councilors Press State To Pause School Intervention Plan (WBUR.org Edify, 03/31/20)

•  Boston Councillors: Fight Virus, Address Schools Later (Dorchester Reporter, 03/31/20)

•  Boston Councilors Press State To Pause School Intervention Plan (WGBH.org, 03/31/20)



•  City councilors, parents, educators blast state overhaul of Boston schools (Boston Globe, 03/31/20)

•  Read Governor Baker's order extending the statewide school shutdown until May 4 (Boston Globe, 03/25/20)

•  Teachers, parents urge state to cancel MCAS testing (Boston Globe, 03/24/20)

•  That Discomfort You're Feeling Is Grief (Harvard Business Review, 03/23/20)

•  No DESE intervention without parent input (Bay State Banner, 03/22/20)



•  The Shift to Online Teaching (HGSE, 03/20/20)

•  Boston Schools Double Down On Efforts To Get Chromebooks To Students (WBUR.org Edify, 03/20/20)

•  Amid shutdown, BPS, teachers union negotiate over online learning (Boston Globe, 03/20/20)

•  The problems cited in DESE's report on BPS are present in suburbs too (Schoolyardnews.com, 03/19/20)

•  BPS Superintendent Lays Out Support Plans For Families After School Closures (WBUR.org Edify, 03/18/20)



•  What The State Sees Inside BPS: Change, 'Bright Spots,' And Lots of Dysfunction (WBUR.org Edify, 03/18/20)

•  City, state agree to benchmarks for progress in schools (Bay State Banner, 03/17/20)

•  BPS Superintendent Brenda Cassellius On School Closings, Coronavirus Response (WBUR.org Edify, 03/17/20)

•  Inside the 'Memo Of Understanding' between Cassellius and the State... (Schoolyardnews.com, 03/17/20)

•  MCAS tests delayed as kids stay home to help curb coronavirus (Boston Herald, 03/16/20)



•  Boston Schools Prepare For Six Weeks Without Students In Their Halls (WBUR.org Edify, 03/16/20)

•  Walsh calls on state to 'cancel' MCAS testing as coronavirus shutters Boston schools (Boston Herald, 03/15/20)

•  Boston gears up for school shutdown (Boston Globe, 03/15/20)

•  CORONAVIRUS DISEASE (COVID-19) IN BOSTON (Boston.gov, 03/15/20)

•  BPS Comprehensive District Review (BPS/DESE, 03/13/20)



•  Boston Public Schools to close Tuesday, with plans to reopen April 27 (Boston Globe, 03/13/20)

•  Walsh Reverses Course, Says BPS Will Close March 17th Through April 27 (WGBH.org, 03/13/20)

•  MAYOR WALSH, SUPERINTENDENT CASSELLIUS ANNOUNCE CLOSURE OF ALL BPS Schools (BPS Headlines, 03/13/20)

•  BPS to Close for Over a Month Starting Tuesday Over Coronavirus (NBCboston.com, 03/13/20)

•  While District Leaders Respond To Coronavirus, State Issues Critical Audit Of Problems In BPS (WBUR.org Edify, 03/13/20)



•  DESE AND BPS Agree to New Model for Improvement in District (BPS Headlines, 03/13/20)

•  New policy on sharing BPS info with Boston Police (Bay State Banner, 03/12/20)

•  BPS re-writes its policies to protect student privacy (Dotnews.com, 03/12/20)

•  Mayor Walsh 'Preparing For The Potential' All Boston Schools Could Close (Boston CBS Local, 03/12/20)

•  Coronavirus shuts down 3 Boston Public Schools campuses (Boston Herald, 03/12/20)



•  Three campuses of Boston's Eliot School to be closed because of coronavirus case (Boston Globe, 03/11/20)

•  Some Schools In Boston, Framingham, Somerville, Brookline Closed (WBUR.org Edify, 03/11/20)

•  Mayor Walsh about the Boston Marathon and potential school closings (Boston Globe, 03/11/20)

•  Boston Latin girls skate to gritty Div. 1 quarterfinal win over Duxbury (Boston Herald, 03/07/20)

•  BPS leaders inch toward a baseline guarantee of programs for every child (Schoolyardnews.com, 03/04/20)



•  'Take your medicine!' Dr. Cassellius tells 54 BPS schools (Schoolyardnews.com, 03/02/20)

•  As audit looms, Boston schools brace for more bad news (Boston Globe, 03/02/20)

•  Upcoming State Review of Boston Public Schools Sparks Anxiety, Reflection (WBUR.org Edify, 02/28/20)

•  State report critical of BPS schools sparks talk of an intervention (Bay State Banner, 02/24/20)

•  Boston second most expensive school bus ride after Buffalo (Boston Herald, 02/24/20)



•  The 'sacred cow' of Boston's education landscape (Boston Globe, 02/22/20)

•  BPS officials detail new funds, parents list cuts (Bay State Banner, 02/19/20)

•  Boston Public Schools graduation rates drop (Boston Globe, 02/14/20)

•  Testing firm lashes out at BPS over its use of ISEE (Bay State Banner, 02/13/20)

•  The debate about exam schools that's not happening, at least not yet (Schoolyardnews.com, 02/11/20)



•  The debate about exam schools that's not happening, at least not yet (Schoolyardnews.com, 02/11/20)

•  The ISEE hasn't been 'validated' as an exam school test for students...(Schoolyardnews.com, 02/10/20)

•  Boston teacher's Black Lives Matter initiative draws fire from police union (Bay State Banner, 02/06/20)

•  Inequity of BPS public exam school process exposed (Boston Herald, 02/06/20)

•  Organization slams Boston use of its test for exam school admission (Commonwealth Magazine, 02/05/20)

•  Boston School Leaders Propose Adding Social Workers, Custodians, Family Liaisons In 2021 Budget (WBUR.org Edify, 02/05/20)



•  Test maker won't supply BPS with exams, citing 8 years of equity issues (Boston Herald, 02/05/20)

•  Jackson/Mann will 'close' and parents should transfer now, says A/B Boys and Girls Club (Schoolyardnews.com, 02/05/20)

•  Exam maker cuts ties with Boston over use of test for elite schools (Boston Herald, 02/05/20)

•  Teachers and parents speak out about 'inclusion done right' - and wrong (Schoolyardnews.com, 02/04/20)

•  Officials edited out community ideas before issuing McCormack field RFP (Schoolyardnews.com, 01/30/20)



•  The puck stops here: Boston Public Schools superintendent is at home in the hockey rink (Boston Globe, 01/24/20)

•  Kid-free Boston (Commonwealth Magazine, 01/22/20)

•  Cassellius releases five-year plan for Boston Public Schools (Bay State Banner, 01/22/20)

•  Boston Supt. Cassellius's public schools plans: Fix curriculum, trust, operations (Boston Herald, 01/15/20)

•  BPS Superintendent's Strategic Plan Focuses On Equity And Inclusion (WBUR.org Edify 01/15/20)



•  BPS Superintendent Cassilius Strategic Vision 2020-2025 (Boston Public Schools 01/15/20)

•  Mayor Walsh to invest $100m in schools (Bay State Banner 01/15/20)

•  Failing schools must be focus of next Boston mayoral race (Boston Globe 01/15/20)

•  New schools superintendent vows to set higher expectations in Boston classrooms, build trust (Boston Globe 01/15/20)

•  BPS weighted student funding — equity for low-income students, or tokenism? (Schoolyardnews.com 01/13/20)



•  Boston Latin Academy girls striving for a banner year in basketball (Boston Globe 01/08/20)

•  Boston School Finder, offers way for parents to navigate enrollment with BPS (Dotnews.com 01/08/20)

•  At Boston's Annual 'Showcase,' A Spectacle Of School Choice — And Parent Anxiety (WBUR.org Edify 01/06/20)

•  Newly released records point to evidence that Boston student information was shared (Boston Globe 01/06/20)

•  A Quality Education for Every Student (Schoolyardnews.com 12/13/19)



•  On Cassellius' Community Tour, Boston Parents Call For Quality Schools For Every Student (WBUR.org Edify 12/11/19)

•  Cassellius wants to invest in big, comprehensive high schools to attract students (Schoolyardnews.com 12/09/19)

•  BU Wheelock College Offers Discounted Tuition to BPS Teachers, Staff (BU.edu 12/09/19)

•  Boston's school bathrooms are a big mess (Boston Globe 12/08/19)

•  Time for action in Boston Public Schools (Bay State Banner 12/05/19)



•  BEAM President Edith Bazile's advice to Excellence for All students (Schoolyardnews.com 12/04/19)

•  Time for action in Boston Public Schools (Bay State Banner 12/04/19)

•  What is a Reward in Ms. Gray's Tae-Kwon-Do Class? (Boston.gov 11/22/19)

•  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)



•  Jackson/Mann and Horace Mann Schools ask what's in their future (Schoolyardnews.com 11/12/19)

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

•  How Racial Tensions At School Helped This Student Discover The Power Of Her Voice (WBUR.org Edify 11/04/19)

•  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)



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•  Time to fix the charter school cap, (Commonwealth Magazine, 10/20/20)

•  Mass. Education Commissioner: Fears of Super-Spreading Schools 'Somewhat Unfounded', (WBUR.org Edify, 10/20/20)

•  Coalition to press state ed leaders on vocational school admissions, (Commonwealth Magazine, 10/19/20)

•  Massachusetts coronavirus cases up 702, Boston schools delay next phase, (Boston Herald, 10/16/20)

•  Mass. reports 92 new coronavirus cases among public school students, 68 among staff (Boston Globe, 10/15/20)



•  As schools reopen, students struggle with COVID trauma (Boston Globe, 10/12/20)

•  63 Massachusetts students, 34 staff members test positive for coronavirus (Boston Herald, 10/12/20)

•  As Mass. Schools Reopen, Teachers Are On The Move Again. Some See A Public-Health Risk (WBUR.org Edify, 10/07/20)

•  How is coronavirus affecting schools? A look at incidents in Mass. this school year (Boston Globe, 10/06/20)

•  Riley: No break from MCAS exams next spring (Commonwealth Magazine, 09/29/20)



•  State officials moving forward with plans to resume MCAS tests in spring (Boston Globe, 09/29/20)

•  Massachusetts flu vaccine student mandate should also include teachers (Boston Herald, 09/07/20)

•  Coronavirus health, financial concerns forcing MA bus drivers out (Boston Herald, 09/05/20)

•  Newton teachers cast 'no confidence' vote for superintendent over school reopening plans (Boston Globe, 08/31/20)

•  Teaching about racism is urgent — but tricky (Boston Globe, 08/28/20)



•  Mass. Educators Don't Understand Why They're Being Told to Teach Remotely from Classroom (NBCboston.com, 08/24/20)

•  State criticized over calls for teachers to work from empty classrooms this fall (Boston Globe, 08/22/20)

•  Mass. education leaders want teachers back in classrooms for remote learning (Boston Globe, 08/21/20)

•  New State Guidance: Remote Teaching Should Happen From The Classroom (WBUR.org Edify, 08/21/20)

•  On the Desktop, Commissioner Riley, DESE August 21, 2020 (DESE, 08/21/20)



•  Teachers unions want to work from home, offer few ideas for improving virtual school (Boston Globe, 08/19/20)

•  Teachers Protest Reopening Plans, Layoffs (WBUR.org Edify, 08/19/20)

•  No one-size-fits-all plan for Mass. school districts (Commonwealth Magazine, 08/18/20)

•  TIn-Person Learning Planned In 70% Of School Districts (WBUR.org Edify), 08/18/20)

•  Mass. school districts favor hybrid and remote final plans as state deadline clamps down (Boston Herald, 08/14/20)



•  What are Mass. school districts' ideas for reopening this fall? Read their plans (Boston Globe, 08/14/20)

•  Schools in districts at high risk of coronavirus to welcome 8,600 special education students (Boston Herald, 08/13/20)

•  Not every school district is buying Baker's guidance (Commonwealth Magazine, 08/12/20)

•  Mass. issues new metrics to help districts decide using COVID-19 infection rates (Boston Globe, 08/12/20)

•  Massachusetts issues updated back-to-school guidance recommending return of in-person learning... (Masslive.com, 08/12/20)



•  Massachusetts education officials set coronavirus metrics to help inform school reopening (Boston Herald, 08/12/20)

•  Sorry state of school buildings should raise alarm in reopening plans (Boston Globe), 08/11/20)

•  Massachusetts releases new map tracking COVID in communities across state (Masslive.com), 08/11/20)

•  Guidance for Districts and Schools on Interpreting DPH COVID-19 Metrics (DESE, 08/11/20)

•  Lawmakers hear bill that would suspend MCAS testing for four years (Boston Herald, 08/10/20)



•  Feedback on Preliminary Fall Reopening Plans (DESE, 08/06/20)

•  Will Massachusetts teachers strike this fall? One local union is sounding an alarm (Boston Globe, 08/03/20)

•  What are Mass. school districts' plans for reopening this fall? (Boston Globe, 08/03/20)

•  Massachusetts school districts strike down full in-person learning amid coronavirus (Boston Herald, 07/31/20)

•  Even As Diversity Grows, Mass. Schools Remain Segregated (WBUR.org Edify, 07/30/20)



•  Teachers rally outside Massachusetts education offices, push to keep kids at home this fall (Boston Herald, 07/30/20)

•  What The Research Says On Opening Schools In Massachusetts This Fall (WBUR.org Edify, 07/30/20)

•  Mass. Schools Could Start 2 Weeks Late After State, Teachers Union Agree... (WBUR.org Edify, 07/28/20)

•  For many Massachusetts districts, school year might start 2 weeks late (Boston Globe, 07/27/20)

•  Mass. Schools To Start 2 Weeks Later After State, Teachers Union Ink Planning Period Deal (WBUR.org Edify, 07/27/20)



•  Mass. Teachers Association Backs Markey Ahead of Primary Debate (NBCboston.com, 07/26/20)

•  New Pioneer Study Looks to International Examples to Inform Massachusetts K-12 Schools Reopening (Pioneer Institute, 07/26/20)

•  What remote learning will look like this fall for MA students as state reveals new guidelines (Masslive.com, 07/25/20)

•  Unions advance proposal for school reopening (Bay State Banner, 07/23/20)

•  New Bus Rules May Be A Speed Bump To Reopening Schools (WBUR.org Edify, 07/23/20)



•  Doing our homework to get kids back to school (Boston Globe, 07/20/20)

•  Protocols for responding to COVID-19 scenarios in school, on bus, or in community settings (DESE, 07/17/20)

•  Teachers propose phased reopening for schools following guidance from state board (Boston Herald, 07/14/20)

•  Mass. teachers' unions unveil phased-in school reopening proposals (Boston.com, 07/14/20)

•  Baker administration asks schools to prioritize in-person instruction this fall(Boston Globe, 07/14/20)



•  $16M coronavirus relief package for special education residential school providers (Boston Herald, 07/13/20)

•  As schools prepare to reopen, the gap between 3 and 6 feet is feeling hard to bridge (Boston Globe, 07/12/20)

•  Johns Hopkins launches tracker for school reopening plans amid coronavirus (Boston Herald, 07/09/20)

•  Rid Mass. schools of lead water pipes (Boston Globe, 07/09/20)

•  Staring down a crisis in Mass. public schools (Boston Globe, 07/04/20)



•  Who should pay for the masks? (Commonwealth Magazine, 07/02/20)

•  Districts expecting less state education money (Bay State Banner, 07/01/20)

•  Education funding shortfall could spur new lawsuit (Commonwealth Magazine, 06/28/20)

•  On reopening schools, scientists say proceed with caution (Boston Globe, 06/26/20)

•  'This does not feel safe': Some criticize newly released Mass. school safety guidelines (Boston Globe, 06/25/20)



•  Parents, educators knock plan to reopen Massachusetts schools (Boston Herald, 06/25/20)

•  Massachusetts Releases Guidelines for Reopening Schools (NBCboston.com, 06/25/20)

•  Initial Fall School Reopening Guidance, June 25th (MDESE, 06/25/20)

•  State guidelines for when Mass. schools reopen: masks, meals in classrooms, no temperature checks (Boston Globe, 06/24/20)

•  Parents divided over the coming school year (Commonwealth Magazine, 06/24/20)



•  Massachusetts parent group pushes Charlie Baker to get students back to school this Fall (Boston Herald, 06/21/20)

•  Let's not forget about afterschool programs (Commonwealth Magazine, 06/20/20)

•  A tale of two schools and the way they teach — or fail to teach — about racism (Boston Globe, 06/20/20)

•  3 priorities for schools in the COVID-19 era (Commonwealth Magazine, 06/17/20)

•  In Lawrence, Shift To Remote Learning Could Deepen Existing Inequalities (WBUR.org Edify, 06/15/20)



•  Senate Panel Asks: When Can K-12 Schools Safely Reopen? (WBUR.org Edify, 06/10/20)

•  Teachers Push Back Against State's Early Guidance For Reopening, Brace For Layoffs (CBS Boston, 06/09/20)

•  Fall Reopening Memo For MA Schools: Masks Required, Limit Class Size To 10 (CBS Boston, 06/08/20)

•  Guidance calls for much smaller class sizes in schools (Commonwealth Magazine, 06/08/20)

•  Guidance on Required Safety Supplies for Re-opening Schools (DESE, 06/05/20)



•  Petition seeks changes in child-care standards (Commonwealth Magazine, 06/05/20)

•  Massachusetts Child and Youth Serving Programs Reopen Approach: Miniumum Requirements (MDEEC/MDESE, 06/01/20)

•  Hundreds Of Brookline Teachers Face Layoffs Amid COVID-19 Economic (WGBH.org, 05/29/20)

•  Layoffs loom for Brookline school employees (Boston Globe, 05/29/20)

•  Activists push back on state intervention in BPS (Bay State Banner, 05/19/20)



•  COVID-19 Outdoor Recreation Facility Restroom Cleaning Best Practices (DESE, 05/18/20/20)

•  State educators are thinking about what school could look like in September (Boston.com, 05/14/20)

•  Peyser: Remote learning could continue in fall (Commonwealth Magazine, 05/13/20)

•  When Your Remote Classroom Is Your Car: How Rural Students Without Broadband Are Connecting (WBUR.org Edify, 05/08/20)

•  This summer will be key time in education (Commonwealth Magazine, 05/06/20)



•  Time for Mass. to up its online learning game (Commonwealth Magazine, 05/05/20)

•  A rating system tilted against Hub schools (Bay State Banner, 04/30/20)

•  When it comes to online learning, MA, RI take wildly divergent paths (Boston Globe, 04/22/20)

•  Schools closed for the year as Massachusetts still 'in grips' of coronavirus pandemic (Boston Herald, 04/21/20)

•  Baker orders schools to stay closed through end of school year (Boston Globe, 04/21/20)



•  Gov. Baker to Provide Update on Coronavirus in Mass. as Surge Continues (NBCboston.com, 04/21/20)

•  Teachers call on governor to keep schools closed as coronavirus surges in MA (Boston Herald, 04/21/20)

•  Mass. teachers' union criticizes Gov. Baker, demands school closure be extended (Boston25news.com, 04/21/20)

•  Gov. Baker Discusses What Massachusetts Needs Before Reopening From Coronavirus (NBCboston.com, 04/18/20)

•  Gov. Charlie Baker holds off on deciding when schools will reopen (Masslive.com, 04/17/20)



•  Teaching Without A Classroom: 4 Educators Reflect On How They're Adapting To The Pandemic (WBUR.org Edify, 04/10/20)

•  MCAS Canceled for Spring 2020 (MassTeacher.org, 04/10/20)

•  Mass. cancels MCAS exams (Boston Globe, 04/10/20)

•  Coronavirus gives us an opportunity to rethink K-12 education (Boston Globe, 04/09/20)

•  Legislature enacts bill that would cancel MCAS test this year (Patriotledger.com, 04/09/20)



•  The decisions are best left to the state's education commissioner (Boston Globe Editorial, 04/04/20)

•  Cancel MCAS this year, MTA urges Legislature and commissioner (Massteacher.org, 04/03/20)

•  Teacher unions (MTA) push to cancel MCAS testing (Boston Globe, 04/03/20)

•  Boston Councilors Press State To Pause School Intervention Plan (WBUR.org Edify, 03/31/20)

•  Boston Councillors: Fight Virus, Address Schools Later (Dorchester Reporter, 03/31/20)



•  Boston Councilors Press State To Pause School Intervention Plan (WGBH.org, 03/31/20)

•  City councilors, parents, educators blast state overhaul of Boston schools (Boston Globe, 03/31/20)

•  'We Knew The Inevitable': Why Mass. School Leaders Had To Close Schools (WBUR.org Edify, 03/30/20)

•  For online teachers (and students), school is a work in progress (Boston Globe, 03/27/20)

•  With school closure extended, what happens to MCAS testing (Heraldnews.com, 03/26/20)



•  Massachusetts Releases New Guidance On Remote Learning During Coronavirus (WBUR.org Edify, 03/26/20)

•  As Outbreak Spreads, State Says Mass. Public Schools Must Educate Students With Disabilities (WBUR.org Edify, 03/26/20)

•  Disability Advocates Worry Quick Shift To Online Learning Could Overlook Accommodations (WBUR.org Edify, 03/26/20)

•  Read Governor Baker's order extending the statewide school shutdown until May 4 (Boston Globe, 03/25/20)

•  Read Governor Baker's order extending the statewide school shutdown until May 4 (Boston Globe, 03/25/20)



•  Baker closes Mass. schools through May 4 (Commonwealth Magazine, 03/25/20)

•  Baker extends statewide school closure until early May 4, 2020 (Boston Globe, 03/25/20)

•  Baker Signs New Order Extending Mass. School Closure Through End Of April (WBUR.org Edify, 03/25/20)

•  Teachers, parents urge state to cancel MCAS testing (Boston Globe, 03/24/20)

•  Parents struggle to homeschool, care for kids amid coronavirus crisis (Boston Globe, 03/20/20)



•  Coronavirus In MA: Impact On MCAS, SAT, ACT, AP, Other Tests (Patch.com, 03/17/20)

•  Call on state officials to cancel this year's MCAS tests (Massteacher.org, 03/17/20)

•  MCAS tests delayed as kids stay home to help curb coronavirus (Boston Herald, 03/16/20)

•  COVID-19 Prevention and Treatment (Mass.gov, 03/15/20)

•  Walsh calls on state to 'cancel' MCAS testing as coronavirus shutters Boston schools (Boston Herald, 03/15/20)



•  Mass. Teachers Association demands closure of all schools over COVID-19 (Boston.com, 03/14/20)

•  Which Mass. schools are closing amid coronavirus outbreak? (WHDH.com, 03/13/20)

•  Mass. Education Leaders Not Asking For Statewide School Closures Yet (WBUR.org Edify, 03/13/20)

•  Municipal leaders urge Baker to close schools statewide to slow coronavirus outbreak (Boston Globe, 03/10/20)

•  Mass. officials urge public schools to halt out-of-state travel (Boston Globe, 03/10/20)



•  Schools Weigh Challenges Of Staying Open During Coronavirus Spread (WBUR.org Edify, 03/10/20)

•  Governor Baker Declares State of Emergency Support Commonwealth's Response to Coronavirus (Mass.gov, 03/10/20)

•  Which Mass. schools are closing because of coronavirus? (Boston Globe, 03/08/20)

•  Vocational schools become the latest front in the battle for educational equity (Boston Globe, 03/07/20)

•  Teens march on State House for youth jobs (Bay State Banner, 02/27/20)



•  State has checkered history of school district interventions (Bay State Banner, 02/24/20)

•  Cambridge high school struggles with equal access to AP classes (Boston Globe, 02/20/20)

•  Baker budget doesn't keep state's commitment to poor students, critics say (Boston Globe, 02/18/20)

•  Mayor Walsh: Please support my son's dream of a new high school (Commonwealth Magazine, 02/09/20)

•  Is Massachusetts failing its brightest kids? (Commonwealth Magazine, 01/30/20)

•  State education board urges dramatic action for struggling Boston schools (Boston Globe, 01/28/20)



•  Unpacking Riley's teacher licensing proposal (Commonwealth Magazine, 01/28/20)

•  State eyes plan to improve diversity among teachers (Boston Globe, 01/27/20)

•  Proposed Amendment: Educator Licensure and Preparation Program Approval Reg (MA Department of Education, 01/17/20)

•  Meehan: 2020 doesn’t feel like just another year (Commonwealth Magazine, 01/17/20)

•  Sex-ed bill heads to House; meanwhile, local fights continue (Commonwealth Magazine, 01/17/20)



•  Will voters judge Walsh on schools? (Commonwealth Magazine, 01/16/20)

•  How Mass. Schools Have Addressed Bullying In The 10 Years Since Phoebe Prince's Death (WBUR.org Edify, 01/14/20)

•  Schools are collecting new data in new ways about students with cutting-edge high-tech (Boston Globe, 12/16/19)

•  Dead mice, crumbling concrete: Education reform won't fix the sorry state of some schools (Boston Globe, 12/03/19)

•  The new Massachusetts 'grand bargain' in public education (Commonwealth Magazine, 12/02/19)



•  Baker Signs Ambitious Education Law That Will Send Billions Of Dollars To Mass. Public Schools (WBUR.org Edify 11/26/19)

•  With education bill-signing, cheers and challenges (Commonwealth Magazine, 11/26/19)

•  Beyond Paint: How One Teacher Uses Art To Foster Community (WBUR.org Edify 11/25/19)

•  How did your public high school graduates do in college? (Boston Globe, 11/21/19)

•  Agreement reached on ed funding bill (Commonwealth Magazine, 11/19/19)



•  For low-income students, the suburbs are no sure path to college (Boston Globe, 11/17/19)

•  Lynn Public Schools Will Offer Students Free Birth Control And Emergency Contraceptives (WBUR.org Edify, 11/15/19)

•  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)



•  A roadmap for school improvement (Commonwealth Magazine, 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)

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•  We Learn Faster When We Aren't Told What Choices to Make (Scientific American, 10/01/20)

•  With More Districts Remote Or Hybrid, Catholic Schools See New Families Enroll (WBUR.org Edify, 09/30/20)

•  How RI brought most students back for in-person learning — and MA did not (Boston Globe, 09/18/20)



•  N.Y.C. Parents Are Exhausted. But Will They Send Their Children to School? (New York Times, 09/04/20)

•  How Teachers Are Rethinking the Way They Talk About Race in America (Slate.com, 08/28/20)

•  How do you teach antiracism to the youngest students? (Hechingerreport.org, 08/27/20)

•  New York Teachers Union Threatens Strike if Schools Reopen Without Safety Measures (Wall Street Journal, 08/19/20)

•  Can N.Y.C. Schools Open on Time? De Blasio Is Under Pressure to Delay (New York Times, 08/18/20)



•  School cancelled in Arizona area after 'sick out' over reopening (Reuters, 08/15/20)

•  Is Your Child's School Ready to Reopen? (New York Times, 08/14/20)

•  N.Y. Schools Can Reopen, Cuomo Says, in Contrast With Much of U.S. (New York Times, 08/07/20)

•  How Libraries Stretch Their Capabilities to Serve Kids During a Pandemic (KQED.org, 07/31/20)

•  NYC Teachers Group Threatens Sickout Over School Reopening Plans (The City, 07/27/20)



•  CDC lays out school guidelines, calling COVID-19 risks for kids low (Boston Globe, 07/24/20)

•  School Decision-Making Tool for Parents, Caregivers, and Guardians (CDC, 07/23/20)

•  Back to School Planning: Checklists to Guide Parents, Guardians, and Caregivers (CDC, 07/23/20)

•  The test of their lives (Washington Post, 07/14/20)

•  What American Families Experienced When Covid-19 Closed Their Schools (Education Next, 07/01/20)



•  Should We Open Our Schools in the Fall? (RedState.com, 07/08/20)

•  Want Schools Open In The Fall? Then Pay For It (Forbes.com, 07/07/20)

•  10 ways to help your child fall in love with nature this summer (Washington Post, 07/07/20)

•  Why schools must find a safe way to reopen for the most vulnerable students (Washington Post, 07/06/20)

•  12 inconvenient truths about schools and kids that should be considered before reopening (Washington Post, 07/03/20)



•  'How the hell are we going to do this?' The panic over reopening schools (Politico.com, 07/04/20)

•  NYC Plans to Open Public Schools in Sept., De Blasio Says (Bloomberg.com, 07/02/20)

•  An Economist Looks at 90: Tom Sowell on 'Charter Schools and Their Enemies' (National Review, 07/02/20)

•  The Health 202: To open schools in the fall or not (Washington Post, 07/02/20)

•  Florida's School Choice Blowout (Wall Street Journal, 06/26/20)



•  The School Reopeners Think America Is Forgetting About Kids (The Atlantic, 06/25/20)

•  What Does Good Classroom Design Look Like in the Age of Social Distancing? (Edsurge.com, 06/22/20)

•  Will The Chicago Board Of Ed Defy The Mayor, CPS And Remove Cops From Schools? (WBEZ.org, 06/22/20)

•  CPS board to vote on whether to terminate police contract this week (Chicago SunTimes, 06/22/20)

•  New DeKalb County Schools' Superintendent finalist: Cheryl Watson-Harris (The Champion, 06/08/20)



•  Online ed key to closing racial, class gaps (Commonwealth Magazine, 06/07/20)

•  Providence schools are slashing jobs and closing a high school in reorganization plan (Boston Globe, 06/05/20)

•  Carranza's top deputy expected to land superintendent job in Georgia (Chalkbeat.org, 06/04/20)

•  Summer Programs Struggle to Keep Learning Fun From a Distance (Education Week, 06/04/20)

•  'Every day looks absolutely wild': the chaos of teaching during a pandemic (The Guardian.com, 06/03/20)



•  Getting Ready to Teach Next Year (Edutopia.org, 05/26/20)

•  Seven steps to sending elementary kids back to school and parents back to work (Medium.com, 05/15/20)

•  Saturday classes? Across the U.S., schools mull ways to make up lost time (Boston.com, 05/13/20)

•  Seven strategies for supporting student learning in a remote environment (ASCD, 05/12/20)

•  Education Sec. Betsy DeVos releases final Title IX rules (Iowa State Daily, 05/08/20)



•  A teacher predicts what his classroom (and others) will look like in the fall (Washington Post, 05/08/20/20)

•  Secretary DeVos Takes Historic Action to Strengthen Title IX Protections for All Students (US Dept of Education, 05/06/20)

•  I'm Teaching From Home and Don't Know How Long We Can Keep This Up (The New Republic, 05/05/20)

•  A blueprint for back to school (American Enterprise Institute, 05/04/20)

•  How remote learning is breaking parents (Boston.com, 04/28/20)



•  Under pressure to reopen this fall, school leaders plot unprecedented changes (Washington Post, 04/27/20)

•  Practical Tips for Teaching Online Small-Group Discussions (ASCD.org, 04/23/20)

•  How to Ace the Virtual Interview (The Chronicle of Higher Education, 04/22/20)

•  Virtual Teaching: Skill of the Future? Or Not So Much? (Education Week, 04/20/20)

•  Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins (Arcgis.com, 04/18/20)



•  New York City Closes Schools for Academic Year (New York Times, 04/11/20)

•  Coronavirus gives us an opportunity to rethink K-12 education (Boston Globe, 04/09/20)

•  Remote Learning Guidance from State Education Agencies During COVID-19 Pandemic: (MIT Teaching Lab, 04/01/20)

•  What the coronavirus stimulus bill means for schools (Chalkbeat, 03/26/20)

•  Brooklyn High School Principal Dies From Coronavirus Complications, Aged 36 (Time.com, 03/25/20)



•  8 Ways to Manage Your Team While Social Distancing (Harvard Business Review, 03/24/20)

•  Brooklyn principal hospitalized after another principal in the same building died (Chalkbeat.org, 03/24/20)

•  That Discomfort You're Feeling Is Grief (Harvard Business Review, 03/23/20)

•  A Brooklyn principal has died from coronavirus complications (Chalkbeat.org, 03/23/20)

•  Coping with Fatigue, Fear, and Panic During a Crisis (Harvard Business Review, 03/23/20)



•  Education World Wants a Coronavirus Stimulus. What Would Help Most? (Education Week, 03/22/20)

•  Secretary DeVos Publishes New Resource on Accessibility and Distance Learning Options (Ed.gov, 03/21/20)

•  Education Dept. Makes Changes To Standardized Tests (NPR.org, 03/20/20)

•  Trump administration is waiving all federal requirements for standardized testing in public schools (Washington Post, 03/20/20)

•  Secretary DeVos Announces Broad Flexibilities for States to Cancel Testing (Ed.gov, 03/20/20)

•  CDC.gov - Coronavirus (COVID-19) (CDC.gov, 03/15/20)



•  New York City Public Schools to Close to Slow Spread of Coronavirus (New York Times, 03/15/20)

•  What every American and community can do now (CDC.gov, 03/15/20)

•  Momentum builds for NYC teacher 'sickout' mutiny over de Blasio's refusal to close schools (New York Post, 03/14/20)

•  School Closings Over Coronavirus in New York and New Jersey (New York Times, 03/14/20)

•  Coronavirus in N.Y.C.: Pressure to Close School System, Nation's Largest (New York Times, 03/13/20)



•  Six Tips for Talking to Kids About Coronavirus (Educationpost.org, 03/13/20)

•  How Coronavirus Could Impact Our Most Vulnerable Students (Educationpost.org, 03/11/20)

•  Here's Why Schools Should Take Coronavirus Seriously (Educationpost.org, 03/11/20)

•  How to Work From Home With Children (New York Times, 03/05/20)

•  Newark students learn how to teach meditation to their peers (Chalkbeat.org, 03/03/20)



•  Leading Together: A Balance of Power (Educational Leadership, 03/01/20)

•  Schools Should Prepare for Coronavirus Outbreaks, CDC Officials Warn (Edweek.org, 02/25/20)

•  CDC Outlines What Closing Schools, Would Look Like in Pandemic (NBCboston.com, 02/25/20)

•  2 Big Teachers Unions Call For Rethinking Student Involvement In Lockdown Drills (NPR.org, 02/11/20)

•  SchoolSafety.gov Launches to Help Educators, Administrators, and Parents Prepare for Threats (Ed.gov, 02/10/20)



•  How some California school districts invest in counseling achieve results (Edsource.org, 02/10/20)

•  New England schools cancel study abroad trips to China (Boston Globe, 01/30/20)

•  Seattle School Board Takes Steps to Dismantle Gifted Program (thestranger.com, 01/24/20)

•  LGBTQ education is now mandatory in N.J. schools. Here's how teachers are preparing (Philadelphia Inquirer, 01/20/20)

•  The rise (and fall) of the public education disruptors (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 01/18/20)



•  Trump to roll back Michelle Obama's school lunch rules on vegetables, fruits (TheHill.com, 01/17/20)

•  Trump Defends School Prayer. Critics Say He's Got It All Wrong (WBUR.org Edify, 01/16/20)

•  Trump moves to protect prayer in public schools (World News Daily, 01/16/20)

•  Kindness Comes Naturally To Parrots: Study Shows (Studyfinds.org, 01/14/20)

•  City officials urge Board of Elections to remove schools as early voting sites (NYdailynews.com, 12/17/20)



•  Providence schools might be in worse shape than you thought (Boston Globe, 12/10/19)

•  Students, Community Groups Sue University of California to Drop SAT, ACT (Wall Street Journal, 12/10/19)

•  Does 'the Achievement Gap' Evoke a Negative Stereotype? (Education Week, 12/05/19)

•  How a lawsuit over Detroit schools could have an 'earth-shattering' impact (NBCnews.com, 10/28/19)

•  If literacy is a right, who pays bill, judge asks in Detroit schools suit (BRIDGEmi.com, 10/24/19)



•  Wisconsin School Breaks Up Lunchtime Cliques With Assigned Seating (WBUR.org Edify, 10/23/19)

•  The New Parental Obsession: Checking Kids' Grades Online (Wall Street Journal, 10/15/19)

•  Black Minds Matter (Teaching Tolerance.org, 10/01/19)

•  Judge Rules Harvard's Race-Conscious Admissions Policy Constitutional (Wall Street Journal, 10/01/19)

•  Seven takeaways from the Harvard admissions ruling (Boston Globe, 10/01/19)



•  Judge Sides With Harvard In High-Profile Admissions Case (WBUR.org Edify, 10/01/19)

•  Children Living in High-Poverty, Low-Opportunity Neighborhoods (AECF.org, 09/24/19)

•  How A Poor School District Provided This Student The Resources He Needed The Most (WBUR.org Edify, 08/26/19)

•  As R.I. takes control of Providence schools, teacher absenteeism seen as a concern (Boston Globe, 08/21/19)

•  Everything you need to know about our coverage of Providence's troubled schools (Boston Globe, 08/08/19)



•  Rhode Island moves to take over Providence schools, plagued by low student results (Boston Globe, 07/24/19)

•  The Supreme Court Is Set To Decide Whether Religious Kids Are Allowed A Good Education (Pioneer Institute, 07/19/19)

•  6 Brutal Truths About Leadership Nobody Wants to Admit (Inc.com, 07/03/19)

•  The Providence school report is devastating. What's next? (Boston Globe, 6/28/19)

•  Supreme Court Will Rule on Highly Significant School Choice Case (Pioneer Institute, 6/28/19)



•  At forum, teachers, principals, parents wade into the woes of Providence schools (Providence Journal, 6/27/19)

•  How and When to Limit Kids' Tech Use (New York Times, 06/26/19)

https://t.co/ePKxTwSJSQ •  R.I. schools chief: 'Every one of you is part of the problem' (Providence Journal, 6/25/19)

•  The condition of Providence's schools had a review team in tears (Boston Globe, 6/25/19)

•  Heartbreaking dysfunction: Investigation reveals chaos in Providence schools (Providence Journal, 6/25/19)



•  Our Favorite Educational Apps and Learning Games for Kids (thewirecutter.com, 6/18/19)

•  Students are being shamed and punished over lunch debt, and it may take legislation... (Boston Globe, 6/18/19)

•  Better Schools Won't Fix America (The Atlantic, 6/15/19)

•  Student Outcomes in the U.S. Have Improved Significantly in Recent Decades (Educationnext.org, 6/14/19)

•  Inside the Elementary School Where Drug Addiction Sets the Curriculum (New York Times, 6/12/19)



•  Study Finds Student Growth Percentile Is Unreliable, Limits Access to Charter Public Schools (Pioneer Institute, 6/05/19)

•  Student-Teacher Race Match in Charter and Traditional Public Schools (Fordham Institute, 6/04/19)

•  How New York's Elite Public Schools Lost Black and Hispanic Students (New York Times, 6/03/19)

•  Learning vs. Performance: A Distinction Every Educator Should Know (Medium.com, 06/01/19)

•  Public Education in This Country Is Literally a Matter of Life and Death (Educationpost.org, 05/31/19)



•  There's nothing progressive about strangling charter schools (Washington Post, 5/27/19)

•  A teacher reflects on how culturally sensitive curriculum helped her connect with a student, (NYdailynews.com, 05/25/19)

•  Protect the Educational Choice of Black Parents for Their Children, (Educationpost.org, 05/22/19)

•  They're Trying to Ban Charter Schools in California..., (Educationpost.org, 05/21/19)

•  When It Comes to Charter Schools, Bernie Sanders Needs to..., (Educationpost.org, 05/17/19)



•  Fired school cafeteria worker in N.H. offered job back, (Boston Globe, 05/17/19)

•  Parents Can't Just Use Test Scores to Choose a School, (Educationpost.org, 05/16/19)

•  The Catholic high school that holds funerals for homeless veterans, (AmericanMagazine.org, 05/16/19)

•  The SAT is adding an 'adversity score' that rates students' hardships, (Boston Globe, 05/16/19)

•  Local norms improve equity in gifted identification, (Thomas Fordham Institute, 05/14/19)



•  Lunch-shaming is not the lesson we need to teach, (Boston Globe, 05/14/19)

•  2019 Champions for Charters and Hall of Famers Show Support for Charter Schools, (the74million.org, 05/14/19)

•  Are educators neglecting the needs of high-flying students?, (Thomas Fordham Institute, 05/13/19)

•  What Good Feedback Really Looks Like, (Harvard Business Review, 05/13/19)

•  Charter schools play vital role in public school community, (Detroitnews.com, 05/12/19)



•  It's More Important Than Ever to Celebrate the Success of 3.2 Million Charter Kids, (the74million.org, 05/12/19)

•  Another school shooting hero, as adults leave children on their own, (Boston Globe, 05/08/19)

•  New American Schools: A short, opinionated history, part I, (Thomas Fordham Institute, 05/08/19)

•  This STEM-focused, prank-loving school is No. 2 in the nation, (Boston Globe, 05/04/19)

•  Here Are The Winners Of The NPR Student Podcast Challenge, (WGBH.org, 05/02/19)



•  The top 25 public high schools in New England, US News, (Boston Globe, 04/30/19)

•  This tiny New England high school was just ranked second best, (Boston Globe, 04/30/19)

•  Nationwide, girls outscore boys on technology, engineering tests, (Boston Globe, 04/30/19)

•  Lawmakers Debate Future of Loan Relief for Public Workers, (Pioneer Institute, 04/29/19)

•  Lawmakers Debate Future of Loan Relief for Public Workers, (New York Times, 04/29/19)



•  You might be surprised which states prioritize higher teacher salaries, (Fordham Institute, 04/24/19)

•  Sizing Up Twitter Users, (Pew Research Center, 04/24/19)

•  How Trump factors into California's charter school wars, (Politico.com, 04/23/19)

•  Former Democratic Senator Breaks Ranks on Charter Schools, (Independent Women's Forum, 04/23/19)

•  Democrats, Support Charter Schools, (Wall Street Journal, 04/23/19)



•  Bill Allowing Teachers to Be Armed Passes Florida Senate, (Wall Street Journal, 04/23/19)

•  Rhode Island weighs intervening in troubled Providence schools, (Boston Globe, 04/23/19)

•  90% of U.S. school boards are picked by voters..., (Chicago Tribune, 04/19/19)

•  Hundreds of Maine teachers demand right to strike, (Mainebeacon.com, 04/18/19)

•  Strikes Driving Change in States With Lowest-Paid Teachers, (American Progress, 04/16/19)



•  Talking Race and Ethnicity, (Harvard GSE, 04/15/19)

•  4 Ways Schools Help or Hinder Gifted Students, (Education Week, 04/15/19)

•  7 Breakthrough Decision Practices For Top Companies, (Cloverpop.com, 04/15/19)

•  The Education You Deserve—You Aren't Receiving It, (Studentpost.org, 04/14/19)

•  Maine Takes A Huge Step Forward In Teacher Evaluation, (Forbes, 04/13/19)



•  Digital Equity Act Would Provide $250M Annually to Address Digital Divide, (Edsurge.com, 04/12/19)

•  A teacher's advice for tiger, helicopter, and snowplow parents, (Boston Globe, 04/12/19)

•  It's time to address our kids' financial literacy, (Bay State Banner, 04/11/19)

•  Principals from schools with shootings form support network, (AP News, 04/10/19)

•  How to shatter the education system's glass ceiling, (Hechingerreport.org, 04/09/19)



•  More Education Studies Look at Cost-Effectiveness, (Education Week, 04/09/19)

•  Texas Tech Medical School To End Use Of Race In Admissions, (WBUR.org Edify, 04/09/19)

•  U.S. Requires Texas Tech Med School to End Use of Race in Admissions Decisions, (Wall Street Journal, 04/09/19)

•  How to turn a strategic vision into reality, (MIT Sloan School, 03/28/19)

•  Maine teachers demand rights to negotiate over working conditions and to strike, (Mainebeacon.com, 03/21/19)



•  Trump Signs Executive Order Promoting Free Speech On College Campuses, (The Federalist, 03/21/19)

•  Trump signs executive order on free speech on college campuses, (Washington Post, 03/21/19)

•  Trump signs executive order to promote free speech on college campuses, (Fox News, 03/21/19)

•  Only 7 Black Students Got Into Stuyvesant, Out of 895 Spots, (New York Times, 03/20/19)

•  7 Skills Students Will Always Need, (Teachthought.com, 03/17/19)



•  Students in Texas Teach for America Classrooms Gain in 8 out of 9..., (the74million.org, 03/13/19)

•  Teacher of the Year Finalists on Setting Priorities, Changing Policy, (the74million.org, 03/12/19)

•  DeVos Moves to Ease Church-State Rules in Education, (New York Times, 03/11/19)

•  Ayanna Pressley thinks your 16-year-old should be able to vote, (Boston Globe, 03/11/19)

•  Millennials Are More Likely to Support School Choice..., (the74million.org, 03/07/19)



•  These Governors Are Calling for Teacher Pay Raises, (Edweek.org, 03/06/19)

•  Motivating Young People to Pursue the Professions of the Future, (GettingSmart.com, 03/05/19)

•  Coaching matters, (MITsloan.mit.edu, 03/04/19)

•  UMass plans national online college aimed at adult learners, (Boston Globe, 03/04/19)

•  DeVos Pushes New Federal Tax Credit to Expand School Choice, (Edweek.org, 02/28/19)

•  When Kids Ask (Really) Tough Questions: A Quick Guide, (WBUR.org Edify, 02/28/19)



•  The Key to Effective Classroom Management, (Edutopia.org Edify, 02/27/19)

•  The Hidden Logic of American Underachievement, (Edweek.org, 02/26/19)

•  Why White School Districts Have So Much More Money, (WBUR.org Edify, 02/26/19)

•  Oakland, Los Angeles And More To Come: Why Teachers Keep Going On Strike, (WGBH.org, 02/22/19)

•  CHARTER SCHOOL LEADERS OF COLOR SHARE THEIR STORIES AS COMMUNITY LEADERS, (Publiccharters.org, 02/22/19)



•  Do Smarter Teachers Make Smarter Students?, (Educationnext.org, 02/21/19)

•  A YOUNG WOMAN'S JOURNEY FROM A CHARTER SCHOOL TO A SUCCESSFUL CAREER IN MUSIC INDUSTRY, (Publiccharters.org, 02/21/19)

•  Lift the Cap: Why New York City Needs More Charter Schools, (Manhattan-institute.org, 02/20/19)

•  Most U.S. Teens See Anxiety and Depression as a Major Problem Among Their Peers, (PewSocialTrends.org, 02/20/19)

•  Why Limit the Best Public Schools for Poor Minority NYC Kids?, (New York Post, 02/19/19)



•  As high schoolers await college acceptance letters, one counselor..., (Boston Globe, 02/19/19)

•  22 Diverse Book Choices for All Grade Levels, (Edutopia.org, 02/15/19)

•  A year after Parkland shooting, a sign of hope, (Boston Globe, 02/14/19)

•  A High-Crime Neighborhood Makes It Harder To Show Up For School, (WBUR.org NPR, 02/13/19)

•  States Seeing Improved Public Charter School Laws, (The Journal.com, 02/12/19)



•  Youth want gun control; will the candidates listen?, (Boston Globe, 02/12/19)

•  Time to say goodbye to 5-hour school days?, (Chicago Tribune, 02/09/19)

•  Christian students win right to have Christian leaders, (World Net Daily, 02/09/19)

•  An all-nighter, then a deal to end the L.A. teachers' strike, (LA Times, 01/27/19)

•  Teachers' strike over, LAUSD faces threats from charters and finances, (LA Times, 01/25/19)



•  MEASURING UP TO THE MODEL: A RANKING OF STATE PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL LAWS, 2019, (Publiccharters.org, 01/22/19)

•  Want to End the 'Death Match' Debate Over School Choice?, (the74million.org, 01/22/19)

•  In teachers' strike settlement, public support for education was the best news, (LA Times, 01/22/19)

•  Los Angeles Teachers' Strike to End as Deal Is Reached, (New York Times, 01/22/19)

•  CEO's at Recess: Teaching Entrepreneurship in Elementary School, (GettingSmart.com, 01/20/19)



•  Forget Replication, Transforming Learning is About Remixing, (GettingSmart.com, 01/19/19)

•  Students Learn From People They Love, (New York Times, 01/17/19)

•  Los Angeles Teachers Set To Begin Massive Strike On Monday, (Huffington Post, 01/11/19)

•  Which candidate would you want your child's school named after?, (Thomas Fordham Institute, 01/11/19)

•  I'm a Dreamer and a Rhodes Scholar. Where Do I Belong?, (New York Times, 01/11/19)



•  To Get To College, It Helps Black Students To Have A Black Teacher Early On, (NPR, 01/11/19)

•  The 10 Education Issues Everybody Should Be Talking About, (Education Week, 01/08/19)

•  Los Angeles Teacher Strike Could Be Days Away, (WBUR.org Edify, 01/08/19)

•  Building a Culture of Team Trust: The Shark Tank Method, (Executive Education Wharton, 01/01/19)

•  Waltons Continue to Influence Charter School Debate, (Philanthropynewsdigest.org, 12/31/18)