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.
Sadly, we’re not surprised how many BPS schools don’t have libraries. This is a long standing problem.
Helpful update on the changes to the state accountability measure, by Tracy O’Connell Novick.
Thankful for all the great education activists and educators out there who keep pushing for policies that make sense for our kids. Today, especially thankful for those that pushed for this.
Greater Egleston continues to be destabilized: many un-enrolled students are still off the rolls, programmatic changes are being made without approval of governing board, and unexpected rule changes are being implemented without documentation. BPS can do better!
Great work with English Language Learners in East Boston BPS.
Bilingual ed is ok again, overturning “Unz Initiative” passed 15 years ago.
“Isn’t it time we listen to 25 years of evidence showing that our test-based accountability system is perpetuating a ‘charade,’ as Harvard Professor Daniel Koretz calls it? Isn’t it time we abandon the idea that we can test our way to quality and equity?” Lisa Guisbond, Citizens for Public Schools.
Three-year restorative justice program will be launched in 30 Boston high school and middle schools.