If you read Jamie Gass’ articles in the Herald and other newspapers, he articulates better than I the desperate need for requiring government/civics and an MCAS test. Jamie is at the Pioneer Institute
“These neighborhoods are our neighborhoods and these children are our children,” explained a distraught President Obama to a grieving public in the wake of the Newtown shootings. Indeed, as a public, we are all invested in the success of our schools and children– in times both of trial and triumph. Our neighborhoods and communities thrive when we […]
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.