Boston Public Schools is working to revamp its system of school choice and student assignment, with a renewed emphasis on children attending school close to home. From September 27 through October 11, 2012, BPS will share the options it is considering for a new school choice system. These meetings will provide an opportunity for community […]
On Thursday, the Senate passed legislation that should improve transition for students with special needs.
On Tuesday, June 21, at 10AM in Room A-2 in the State House, the Education Committee will hear testimony on two pieces of legislation related to the membership of the board of education. Both bills — House 1088 (sponsored by Rep. Walz) and House 1917 (sponsored by Rep. Garballey) — are designed to assure that […]
My education agenda for 2011-2 is about action but also about continued discussion and reflection.
Hi Representative Brownsberger, With all of the news coverage on bullying, and calls for new legislation, I’d like to put my 2 cents out there. I see a lot of angry people calling for the heads of school officials and teachers who supposedly allowed the bullying to go on under their noses. In several instances […]
Hi Will, I haven’t read the entire anti-bullying bill yet but am looking for consequences that will be put into effect for the bullies and their parents. If parents and bullies do not experience serious consequences, bullying will continue no matter how much punishment is dealt to teachers. Mary Cummings