Empowerment zones, the third way, portfolio district. Different name, same goals: takeover of our public schools.
Study shows some MA schools shaming kids who can’t afford lunch– serving a cheap sandwich, barring sports and field trips and withholding report cards. Way to close the achievement gap.
How does this relate to BPS? Keep reading.
BPS parent and QUESTie Mary Battenfeld says,”[Chang] began his superintendency with a listening tour, but listening has not been very evident in how he has developed policies.”
Update on Greater Egleston. Many questions still unanswered.
Imagine if our schools were reporting students to ICE. Oh wait!
How has BPS so royally messed up the ratings of schools?!? This is one of the key mechanisms by which some students access quality schools.
Eliminating middle schools: “It’s hard to imagine grade reconfiguration—and school closures—won’t become volatile, too.” Thank you Boston Magazine for making the connection between grade reconfiguration and school closures.
Woops. Glitch in the registration process “will be fixed immediately.”
“[Lawyers’ Committee Executive Director] Espinoza-Madrigal said that if BPS leadership doesn’t start addressing issues facing minorities, immigrants and community members who want more input, there could be ‘legal liability for Boston Public Schools and the city of Boston.'”