The Boston Public Schools (BPS) is proud to announce that the National Council on Teacher Quality (NCTQ), a national leader on teacher issues, has named the district a winner in the first-ever "Great Districts for Great Teachers" initiative. Learn more.
Boston Public Schools Superintendent (BPS) Tommy Chang announced today that he has appointed longtime BPS school leader Tanya Freeman-Wisdom as the permanent headmaster of the John D. O'Bryant School of Mathematics and Science. Dr. Freeman-Wisdom, a 1993 graduate of the O'Bryant and a 20-year BPS educator, has served as acting headmaster of the exam high school since July 2016.
On April 10 and 11, 2017, Boston Latin School (BLS) hosted its first-ever Human Library event. With the purpose of providing a positive framework for conversations that challenge stereotypes and prejudices, the Human Library consisted of individuals from the BLS and Boston community offering themselves as human “books” who shared their personal anecdotes and answered questions from the students.
Congratulations to four school teams who were selected by a collaborative group of teachers, union leadership, and school and district leaders to receive our first round of School Based Professional Learning Grants.
The Boston School Committee recently honored 13 Boston Public Schools employees who earned Doctorates over the past year.
6:00 PM School Committee Meeting
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM Talk, Read Play 2017 Flash Rhyme Mob
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Special Needs Resource Fair
8:30 AM - 3:00 PM Parent University Spring Learning Conference
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